Charles Manson Social Influence

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Have you ever wondered how people seen on the news involved in a cult, ended up in one in the first place. Cults can develop from religious or social movements, often times involving; brainwashing, control, and kidnapping. In many cases social influence can leave an imprint on a person’s actions, personality, and growth. When people interact with others on a daily basis they tend to change their own behavior in order to conform with the what is relevant. Often times group thinking overrides a person’s a rational reasoning and can lead to the joining of a cult. From a young age Charles Manson experienced neglect from his mother and his father, often times being left alone to fend for himself. Charles had the ability to manipulate people even

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