Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell

Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism

Amanda Montell

nonfiction science sociology dark informative reflective medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2021


The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.What makes “cults” so intrigu...
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