employing a process called “mutual criticism,” in which the group would exhaustively discuss an individual’s faults and virtues while that he or she was compelled to passively listen.
It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone you wanted and none of the guilt
Meagan Day

How fascinating! I didn’t research Oneida while studying cults, but still invented a similar manipulation tactic for the fictional cult in my book.

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