Before this lesson, I always thought of cults as groups of people with odd things/practices/customs in common with one another. I always thought of witches as belonging to a cult. Another group of people that I saw or thought of as a cult belonged to fraternities or sororities (not all). They make them do all sorts of rituals in order to be part or prove their loyalty to said organizations. During this lesson, I learned that the word “cult” has a negative connotation. Usually, when people hear that word, they start thinking of the most common stereotypes. In class, the CJ mentioned something that really had me thinking. “Wasn’t CJ the OG cult leader?” I found myself agreeing with this statement and concluded that the way someone sees something as a cult or not has to do with their own biases, environment, culture, and perceptions.