Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism Scientology fits all 8 of these criteria: From Wikipedia: Outside information is tightly controlled for staff, and especially for Sea Org; public are taught to "block out entheta". Example: The "purple sweat" on firefighters involved in rescue efforts in the WTC doing purif at Downtown "Medical". "You're either on board, or you're not". Sec checks; writing up O/W's. Source is infallible. Hubbard's jibberish. "The greatest good for the greatest number of dynamics". Those below 2.0 on the tone scale should be "eliminated quietly and without sorrow".