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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Cult.
See also changes related to Cult, or pages that link to Cult or to this page or whose text contains "Cult".

Parent topics

  • Religion [r]: Belief in, and systems of, worshipful dedication to a superhuman power or belief in the ultimate nature of existence. [e]
  • Ritual [r]: Set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value, which is prescribed by a convention or by the traditions of a community. [e]

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  • Moral panic [r]: A condition, episode, person or group of persons emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests; its nature is presented in a stylized and stereotypical fashion by the mass media; the moral barricades are manned by editors, bishops, politicians and other right-thinking people; socially accredited experts pronounce their diagnosis and solutions; ways of coping are revolved or (more often) resorted to. Stanley Cohen [e]