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      You're a Cult Leader, What's Your Cult All About?

      May 4, 2012

      By Kareem Ghezawi

      From the column 'Question of the Day'

      Not all cults are about rousing demonic spirits and sacrificing your kids in the woods in front of bonfires. Some offer perfectly reasonable and alternative lifestyle choices that are 100 percent worth exploring. As long as you don't mind that most of those choices ultimately lead to Satan and infanticide.

      So let's see if we can make a change. What would your cult be all about?

      VICE: What would your cult be about?
      Felix, 25, designer: World peace!

      How would you get that to happen?
      Legalize drugs.

      Every drug?
      Erm, just weed.

      Would you prescribe it to everyone, so everyone has to smoke it?
      No, only if you want to.

      Maybe we could have a stoned parliament?
      [With the face of someone who just had their mind blown] Wow, yeah definitely.

      Jamie, 31, painter: [bursts into hysterical laughter and then repeats question to himself]

      So?
      Erm, alright. God man, I don’t know.

      Come on.
      I would paint everything black!

      Well I guess you have the paint.

      Julia, 29, manager: A leader of...?

      Like if loads of people listened to everything you said and would do anything you tell them.
      Oh, let me think. OK, I would cancel all borders, so everyone could travel where they wanted, no different nationalities.

      Cool, so you would make a global community?
      Yes, we're all citizens of the world!

      Very original.

      Cat, 32, sales assistant: I know! Less tax!

      Katlynn, 22, designer: Be kinder to other people, and to be happy.

      Would you make that a requirement to be in the cult?
      Yes!

      Would you imprison depressed people?
      [laughs] Yes!

      That should cheer them up, good job.

      Richard, 51, urban hygienist: Too many people smoke.

      Previously - Whose Phone Would You Hack?

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      Topics: Question of the Day, Cults

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