The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control

The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control

One of America’s leading experts in cults and mind-control provides an eye-opening analysis of Trump and the indoctrination tactics he uses to build a fanatical devotion in his supporters.

Over the past two years, Trump’s behavior has become both more disturbing and yet increasingly familiar. He relies on phrases like, “fake news,” “build the wall,” and continues to spread the divisive mentality of us-vs.-them. He lies constantly, has no conscience, never admits when he is wrong, and projects all of his shortcomings on to others. He has become more authoritarian, more outrageous, and yet many of his followers remain blindly devoted. Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert and a major Trump supporter, calls him one of the most persuasive people living. His need to squash alternate information and his insistence of constant ego stroking are all characteristics of other famous leaders—cult leaders.

In The Cult of Trump, mind-control and licensed mental health expert Steven Hassan draws parallels between our current president and people like Jim Jones, David Koresh, Ron Hubbard and Sun Myung Moon, arguing that this presidency is in many ways like a destructive cult. He specifically details the ways in which people are influenced through an array of social psychology methods and how they become fiercely loyal and obedient. Hassan was a former “Moonie” himself, and he draws on his forty years of personal and professional experience studying hypnosis and destructive cults, working as a deprogrammer, and a strategic communications interventionist. He emphasizes why it’s crucial that we recognize ways to identify and protect ourselves and our loved ones.

The Cult of Trump is an accessible and in-depth analysis of the president, showing that under the right circumstances, even sane, rational, well-adjusted people can be persuaded to believe the most outrageous ideas. Hassan’s book is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the Trump phenomenon and looking for a way forward.

Title:The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781982127336
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  • Robert Devers McDonald PHD

    Mr. Hassan's latest book is a wise and insightful application of a lifetime of experience and research to the President Donald Trump phenomenon of social manipulation and control. He brings together a...

  • Barbara

    Eye-opening. I extricated myself from a cult about twenty years ago but did not recognize it as one until I read this book. (After leaving I called it a toxic religion.) This book is easy to follow an...

  • Mary

    Mr. Hassan has been helping victims of mind control for decades. The focus of his latest book is not to simply share his opinions on Trump. It dives deep into researched-based mind control models and ...

  • Ietrio

    Well, aren't you lucky? Here's the book from a leading witch doctor that knows how to break the spells of evil sorcerers....

  • ?Misericordia? ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~  ?????? ????

    Oh, for fuck's sake, what's it with people writing all this trash? Subzero rating for clickbaiting the gullible....

  • Peter Mcloughlin

    I am part way through this book. So far I agree with the author that Trump is a malignant narcissist and I differ with the author and think Trump supporters are loathsome authoritarian scum but frankl...

  • Tim Good

    Spot on!...

  • Mark Laxer

    Steve Hassan’s The Cult of Trump is brilliantly and sensitively written, accessible, and non-judgmental. The Trump phenomenon is a dramatic, if not dangerous example of how cults are hardly a fringe...

  • Mannie Liscum

    Don’t let the title fool or dissuade you. This isn’t a ‘bash the President’ book by design. Yes, much is critical of the President and his behavioral traits, but his psychological health is on...

  • Budd Margolis

    This book answers many questions about why people join cults, how they operate and how does one cope with people who are part of a cult? And it expertly explains how Trump manipulates the truth and me...