Brainwashing is also a term used by cults to attack religions, many of which are cult-like in nature, but whose religion differs from the basic dogma of their own. Anti-cult organizations have a cult mentality in them and therefore make it difficult for other groups to advocate or educate about the real psychopathology of brainwashing.
Blasphemy is the act of contempt that expresses a lack of reverence for God or claims the attributes of a deity considered sacred, such as belief in the existence of God. In some cases, blasphemy in the Old Testament means insulting the glory of God, but in others it means directly attacking God or indirectly
The term serves as a broad category that includes people of all races, classes, and walks of life, with agnostics being people who believe or do not believe in a higher power, and theists and those who do. An agnostic does not have any of these services, although there are some who can join their
Atheism in the broadest sense refers to belief in the non-existence of God, or more precisely, the absence of a God. Atheists firmly deny the existence of any god or any form of deity and attack all theistic claims. But the certainty of the “non-existent” God is based on an equally non provable claim and
The negative association of paganism stems from the belief in all the great monotheistic religions of the world. The term helped to remove the modern connotation of “paganism” from its original meaning for people who worshiped false gods. Pagan once referred primarily to people who followed a polytheistic religion, i.e. they observed more than one
Occultism is a general term that describes the various theories and practices associated with the practice of the occult, such as magic, mysticism, necromancy and other occult practices. In the Western world, occultism usually evokes the evil connotations associated with the summoning of the dead. Sometimes a person derives his faith from occult practice, sometimes