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Cult Hackers
Cult Hackers
Cult Hackers

A podcast about cult hacking! Cracking the cult code to understand what they are, how they work, how people leave and how... more

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Episodes

Special Mini Series Part 3: Cults at Work.The Importance of Having a Voice

In this week's special collaboration with The World of Work Project we explore the importance of being able to speak... more

30 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The End of the World - Armageddon Obsessed

Celine and Stephen explore the ever-present belief that the end is nigh, starting with Stephen's former group Jehovah's Witnesses, including... more

26 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Special Mini Series: Cults at Work Part 2, Leadership

Part 2 of our special collaboration with the World of Work Project's Jane Stewart and James Carrier. This week we... more

23 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Cult Survivor, Activist and Podcaster, Andrew Pledger - Part 2

In part 2, Andrew continues his discussion with Celine and Stephen. Andrew Pledger is a podcaster, activist, writer and life... more

20 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Cult Survivor, Activist and Podcaster Andrew Pledger - Part 1

Andrew Pledger is a podcaster, activist, writer and life coach who left a fundamentalist Christian cult. He raises awareness about... more

19 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Special Mini Series With The WOW Project: Cults at Work Part 1

This is a special collaboration between Cult Hackers and The World of Work Project, exploring cultic practices in the workplace.... more

16 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
The Cornetto Trilogy

To lift the mood this week Stephen and Celine review three of their favourite comedy movies, all with tangentially cult... more

12 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Trauma Recovery Coach Jolyn Armstrong

Jolyn Armstrong is a certified trauma recovery coach and has an interesting personal perspective, having gone through the experience of... more

05 Nov 2022 · 57 minutes
A Diabolical Week and Demons On Repeat

Today Stephen briefly considers a week of hell, and then Cult Hackers revisits an episode from the archives exploring the... more

28 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
“Jonestown in slow motion”. Leaving Christian Science with Hilary Alexander

Today Celine and Stephen explore a group they've not talked about before, Christian Science. Hilary Alexander was raised as a... more

21 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
Bonus Episode: Separating the Quantum Science From the Woo

After leaving a cult or fundamentalist group with an all-encompassing belief system, it’s great fun to explore science and philosophy... more

18 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Abuse of Power in Cults

In this week's episode we explore how cults use power to ensure the obedience of their followers, drawing from French... more

14 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Bonus Episode: Cults on Film, The Borg

Assimilation, group identity and leaving is hard. In this bonus episode taken from our short series, Cults on Film, Stephen... more

13 Oct 2022 · 15 minutes
Jennifer French: Reconnecting With Family After Leaving a Mystical Cult

Jennifer French is a mental health counselor and podcaster. She was a member of a Christian Mystical Cult and as... more

07 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Cults and the promise of happiness

Celine and Stephen explore how cults use the promise of happiness to attract people and keep them on the hook.... more

30 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Special Episode: Recovering from a Damaging Religious Group with Sherrie D’Souza

Sherrie D'Souza is the International Development Director and board member of 'Recovering From Religion' an organization that specialises in helping... more

27 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Nicola Ranson: Life, love and leaving the Rajneeshpuram

Welcome to the first official episode of Cult Hackers (formerly 'What should I think about..?') For our first show we... more

23 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Spirituality, Mysticism and Consciousness With Andrew Jasko

In the last ever episode of 'What Should I Think About...?' (soon to become Cult Hackers), Andrew Jasko, M.Div. joins... more

17 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Work Life Balance in a Cult

Did Jesus have a work-life balance problem? What are the 'work' commitments for members of cults? As a former Jehovah's... more

10 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Changing Laws To Protect Society From Cults With The Counter Cult Coalition

Taking action against cults and spiritual abuse requires changes in law and policies often at the National or State level.... more

03 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes
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Welcome to the first official episode of Cult Hackers (formerly 'What should I think about..?') For our first show we have a... more