Practicing wacky and inexplicable rituals and beliefs, people will flock to gurus and charismatic leaders and never question anything that is preached to them.
It seems absurd, how could anyone stoop to a level of irrationality that could lead them even to criminal activities, all in the name of their devotion to a religious cult? We explore below some of these bizarre religious cults, that still acquire new members to this day.
Accused of doing sinister human cloning experiments, this cult is a UFO religion founded by Claude Vorilhon in 1974. He renamed himself Raël after claiming to have had contact with aliens. He claims that life arrived on the earth by means of extraterrestrials, and that prophets such as Jesus and Buddha were manifestations of them.
Also asserted is that these extraterrestrials appear in every generation to teach humanity to raise itself to a greater level of peace in order that the extraterrestrials can live amongst us. Raëlism claims that it is the final transmitter of this message.
2. Aetherius Society
Another UFO religion, containing members who are awaiting an extraterrestrial messiah who will arrive in a flying saucer. Founded in the 1950s by a taxi driver named George King, who claimed to have had contact with alien intelligence from Venus.
He asserted that the prophets of each religion in history had come from different planets in the solar system, and Aetherius was the most modern prophet. This cult believes its prayers are spiritually charging this planet in preparation for the arrival of the “Next Master.”
3. Creativity Movement
An immensely sinister white supremacy cult, very similar to the Ku Klux Klan, except their Creator is themselves. They see themselves, the white race, as supreme like a deity and worthy of cult like worship. They are notorious for utilizing terrorist threats to enforce their disturbing values.
Keep reading …