A red flag should go up whenever you are discouraged from questioning or challenging any dogma presented to you as fact.
* Being told what to think by an appointed few as though it were infallible.
*Rewards promised on contingency of financial investments in this life or the supposed next
*Threats towards children or developmentally delayed individuals of punishments at a future time
*Using vague terms, repetition, or dramatic emotional phrases to evoke desired responses
*Induced trances, numbing effects, and/or reality distortions of any kind
*Repeated degrading remarks or unrealistic expectations of the human condition