Originally Posted by RedNeckRaider
You were called out for saying people do not understand the meaning of cult. You stated it is related to Christianity. I will use your technique...STRAWMAN...DID YOU SAY SOMETHING? (in case you did not see this)
In this context it was taken by me as worship of a personality—which it is not.
Nor do the previous definitions apply. As to your last definition in bold. I don't see that applying unless you mischaracterize the movement which imo, you do because you don't understand it.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison