Episode 3: Aum Shinrikyo

Ever wonder what judo and genocide have in common? Find out in our second installment of Wicked Wednesday as we go through the history of a cult, born from an odd blend of spite and yoga, determined to bring about armageddon.

Sources:

Raevskiy, A. E. “Psychological Aspects of the Aum Shinrikyo Affair.” Psychology in Russia: State of the Art, vol. 7, no. 1, 2014, pp. 34–39., doi:10.11621/pir.2014.0104.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3yxDPNGwoY

https://freedomofmind.com/bite-model/ 

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2004/02/25/national/asahara-a-social-fiend-or-doting-guru/#.W2e67NhKhQI