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Sun Jul 24, 2022, 09:33 PM

Ex-cult member Ginni Thomas may have fallen back into old habits with QAnon-backed conspiracy theory

Ginni Thomas, the wife of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, spent the weeks after the 2020 election pushing conspiracy theories about voter fraud.

Thomas, who was briefly a member of Lifespring a controversial group that was part of the "human potential movement" before becoming an anti-cult activist, has surprised many who once knew her by aligning herself with far-right conspiracy groups such as QAnon that some say have cult-like qualities.

Nonetheless, Steven Hassan, a former-cult-member-turned-cult-expert who worked with Thomas during her anti-cult activism days, told Insider he is not surprised by her involvement with the far-right conspiracy movement.

"Ginni Thomas was in a cult, and anyone who has ever been in a cult is vulnerable to another cult if they haven't properly counseled and done their homework," Hassan said.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/ex-cult-member-ginni-thomas-135920437.html

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Reply Ex-cult member Ginni Thomas may have fallen back into old habits with QAnon-backed conspiracy theory (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jul 24 OP
madaboutharry Jul 24 #1
OAITW r.2.0 Jul 24 #2
SouthernDem4ever Jul 25 #3

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2022, 09:37 PM

1. Some people have personalities that cause them to be susceptible to cults.

She replaced one cult with a different cult. This is not uncommon.

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 24, 2022, 10:31 PM

2. I think so too. Cult-like devotion to the Organizing Principle seems to be the MO.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Jul 25, 2022, 08:06 PM

3. Wow- didn't know Trumpism was her second cult

that explains a lot.

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