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What would dissuade you from joining a cult or sect?

Suppose you met a group of people who were from a religious cult or sect. They seemed real nice, and their beliefs seemed interesting. Perhaps you are tempted to join them, or do an introductory course. Which of the following things might persuade you not to join the cult or sect?
1. If you were tempted to join a religious cult or sect, which of the following things would be most likely to change your mind, so that you chose not to join? (Check all that apply)
If you found that the cult or sect had not always obeyed the law
If you found that the cult or sect had secret teachings which are not revealed to new members
If you knew in advance what the secret teachings of the cult or sect were, and they sounded weird
If you found that the cult or sect extracted very large amounts of money from members
If you found that numerous ex-members of the cult or sect now reject it utterly
If you found that the cult or sect employed members to work long hours on very low pay
If you found that the beliefs of the cult or sect were based on unprovable or dubious theories
If you found that the cult or sect did not practise what it preached
If you found that the cult or sect's founder took drugs, swore at people, and was badly behaved
2. With regard to the options given above, which ONE of them would be most likely to make you decide against joining the cult or sect? (Select only one)
If you found that the cult or sect had not always obeyed the law
If you found that the cult or sect had secret teachings which are not revealed to new members
If you knew in advance what the secret teachings of the cult or sect were, and they sounded weird
If you found that the cult or sect extracted very large amounts of money from members
If you found that numerous ex-members of the cult or sect now reject it utterly
If you found that the cult or sect employed members to work long hours on very low pay
If you found that the beliefs of the cult or sect were based on unprovable or dubious theories
If you found that the cult or sect did not practise what it preached
If you found that the cult or sect's founder took drugs, swore at people, and was badly behaved
3. Have you ever been tempted to join a religious cult or sect?
Yes
No
I am already in one
There is no such thing as a cult or sect - there are only different religions
I used to be in one, but I quit
This poll was created on 2003-04-17 18:00:27 by Predator