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Personally, I try to avoid calling religious groups like this a cult. Of course, "cult" in a traditional, value-neutral sense really just means a regional and localized religious belief. But it also has a lot of negative ideological baggage.
However, there are a couple traits of Shincheonji that make me feel comfortable calling it a cult, even with the negative connotation.
Catching you up on the news around the world! This week, everything you need to know about the continuing impact of coronavirus, the failing economy, Malaysian PM's resignation, news from Germany, and much more.
In this newsletter, I link to some news around the web you may (or may not) have missed, but should know nonetheless! United States [Daily Beast] Seattle authorities are looking into viral videos where in one, a cop trips over his own bike and uses it as an excuse to brawl with civilians. In another, … Continue reading Underground Mall Newsletter: 2019-12-19
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Christian Patterson2019-08-19Underground Mall This will be a short post where I talk about my experience with the police in South Korea. Since it's a short post, I also included what my former coworker, who is from Liberia, told me about police there. I often think about something I read on facebook that stuck with me … Continue reading The Police in South Korea and Liberia
TB testing is the only medical procedure I have had in two different countries. So let's compare a TB test in South Korea to one in the US.