Cults Don’t Stand a Chance Drunk History - Nichelle Nichols 1 day ago   09:31

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Ted Patrick devotes his life to deprogramming brainwashed cult members after infiltrating the Children of God.

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Cynthia Bonsignore
We need this guy for Trump's followers
Mark Arandjus
A children of the god.
A child of the god.
Whatever.
jonmel
I be really bad at this as I am a sleepy drunk
Kim BlaQue
She looks like a slim version of Alex Borstein
MrBrocephus
Anais is beautiful 🥰
Jennifer Irwin
I feel for the people and their children that got caught up in this crazy man’s brainwashing schemes.
Jeff C
That lady's cute though 👀
7788um
"Rescued"
Ashy Larry
The middle-aged black uncle walk at 2:37 cracks me up every time.
Moromo Music
We need a Ted Patrick who can rescue people out of the trump cult.
Nory-Chan
I didn't know he infiltrated before he started kidnapping teens and bringing them back to their parents.
Any way, I love the fact that COG accused him of kidnapping (which he totally did) but the judges kept giving him a slap in the wrist instead of sending him to jail for decades.
Takun Yamaguchi
I want a movie of this asap
Nina Shafon
lol loved it.
Tara Straubinger
Wow I used to live in santee 😂
Anna Mortensen
Makes me so annoyed that people take the Bible and twist it in so many ways to try and gain power like life is already hard enough just let people live their own lives and make their own decisions
dontneedme25
Ted Patrick was like "Gotcha!" and Pam was like "What the Fuck!"
James Johnson
From Ted Patrick's wiki:
"In 1980 Patrick was paid $27,000 to carry out the deprogramming of Susan Wirth, a 35-year-old teacher living in San Francisco. He was hired by her parents, who objected to her involvement in leftist political activities. The process involved handcuffing her to a bed for two weeks and denying her food.[6][7] She was later released and after returning to San Francisco spoke out against deprogramming but declined to press legal charges against her parents or Patrick."

A problem inherent in his method is that what is considered extremist thought, is subjective. What one person sees as a cult is seen as a faith to someone else. While COG is obviously a cult, being a democrat or a republican is not.

Also much of his work involved kidnapping adults who had made their own unfortunate decisions.
I think he appears to have done a lot of good, but his methods sure are questionable from an ethical stand point.
KEITH WALLACE
Sounds like every religion in the world!
Katie Monroe
stooooked. i got my brain back thank you
Katie Monroe
mom, dad, i fucked up
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Drunk History - Nichelle Nichols Cults Don’t Stand a Chance 1 day ago   06:34

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