CLIC Personal Enrichment Book Club
Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell
Facilitated by: Natasha Schumacher of the CLIC Team
Via Zoom (passcode: clic) on Thursday evenings 5:00-6pm on 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, September 22 before 4pm
8 spots available to receive a complimentary copy of the book, or read the e-book via Jim Dan Hill Library
Book description: Through juicy storytelling and cutting original research, Montell exposes the verbal elements that make a wide spectrum of communities “cultish”, revealing how they affect followers of groups as notorious as Heaven’s Gate, but also how they pervade our modern start-ups, Peloton leaderboards, and Instagram feeds. Incisive and darkly funny, this enrapturing take on the curious social science of power and belief will make you hear the fanatical language of “cultish” everywhere.