Blog: The Path - 2016-07-02

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F376.png The Path July 2, 2016, Mike Rinder, Something Can Be Done About It

I posted about this on Facebook, but think it is important enough to reiterate here.

I just finished watching the last episode of season one of The Path on Hulu.

This is a very well scripted, acted, shot, edited and scored series. But more importantly, it is the best portrayal I have ever seen of the prison of the mind that entraps those in cults. It is extremely difficult to understand why people remain in a cult for anyone who has not experienced it themselves. This show portrays it accurately - the torment and anguish that those with doubts go through, the threat of losing loved ones, the deceit and false hope that everything will turn out to be true. It is difficult to explain, but when you experience it through the characters in this show it becomes much easier to grasp.