I've known Madison since 1990. Over the two or three years I spent time with her, I saw her abuse her self-endowed religious authority. She certainly used many tactics cults traditionally use, to steal people's lives away and give near-absolute control to their beloved leader. Likewise, some former members have had to spend some time in recovery. Madison did a real number on them.
Since then, she's created a new organization, tried to whitewash her image, conceal her past, harass critics into silence, and recruit people via the Internet and her mailing list. Please don't let what she did, occur again to you or yours. Spread the word, and network.
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By Clifford Low.