Critical thinking

Breaking Chains with Brains: How Critical Thinking Can Help End High Control Religious Mandated Shunning

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By Robert U. Rational In a world where conformity is often prized over individuality, the role of critical thinking becomes paramount, especially in the context of high control religious groups. These groups, which include but are not limited to Exclusive Brethren, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Scientology, Haredi Jews, Amish, and the Bahá’í Faith, often employ stringent measures to maintain control over their …