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What Makes a Group a Cult

Cult survivors and writers Karla McLaren and Janja Lalich PhD (author of Take Back Your Life) outline the following four components that, in their opinion, create a cultic group: charismatic authority, transcendent...

What the Gopis Said . . .

The Gopis mentioned below refer to Gopi Chokru, Gopi Saravati, and Gopi Ona-Ali. The same applies to Kamazi X5 who is, just like the Gopis, Sri Donato’s mouthpiece but is not explicitly mentioned below. DOGMA The...

Critically about Donato

I believe that the uncritical acceptance of spiritual authority can perpetuate unhealthy relationships and contribute to a lot of suffering. My critique about Daniel Sperato aka Master Donato is based on published...

1978 – Cult Core: unraveling or fusion?

Morningland poses disquieting paradox April 27, 1978 “Midnight is past, and the morning is come. The Grail calls on all its warriors for the Morningland of Mankind. I am forging my silver armor, shield and sword...

Vasectomies in Morningland

Vasectomy is a form of male birth control that cuts the supply of sperm to your semen. It’s done by cutting and sealing the tubes that carry sperm. Vasectomy has a low risk of problems and can usually be performed...

Donato’s Past & Private Investigator

Donato’s Marriage(s) This image is labeled August 29, 1968, however their marriage certificate is dated July 15th 1964 in Los Angeles County Below are pictures of Patricia and Donato at Disneyland. That’s...

Quota / Penny: Excommunication

I bought into Morningland, I believed in Morningland. I never really believed in Donato as the Aquarian Age Christ, but I didn’t need to in order to believe in Morningland. The ultimate Aquarian groupie, I believed in...

Guru’s Overinflated Ego

Can someone have strong personal magnetism, even almost tangible spiritual energy, but still behave badly, demonstrating unwholesome, even abusive behaviors? The answer may be shocking to some, but yes, this can happen...

1978 – Cult says members harassed

‘Witch hunt’ seen by Morningland May 5, 1978 “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” by Jim Molnar – T-A Staff Writer “Our people have been...