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La Plata, Missouri: People are misled, mass manipulated, people have been tricked into living lives that don’t serve them, or each other or their family. Their energy is being syphoned off to serve the machine. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e1, dude, Discovery 2023
The Garden is an off-grid commune founded in Tennessee in 2009. It was accused of being a cult after suspicious social media posts. Now The Garden seeks to rehabilitate its image and expand into a new property in Missouri. It is actively seeking new members. ibid. captions
All the things that point to cult. ibid. woman
When a bunch of anarchists try to create a new world. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e2, dude
To build a sustainable offgrid community. ibid.
She has an ego I can’t comprehend. ibid. Tree re Narayah
They are overboard paranoid. ibid. member
I’m just trying to work out where everything’s at. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e3, new arrival
One person is all it takes in these council meetings to say no. ibid. dude
I’ve seen some pretty interesting styles that they wear … bohemian grunge look. ibid. woman
They’re like a cool cult. ibid.
Humans function at their best when they feel safe. ibid. dude
I do desire to go on a dumpster dodge to see what it’s like. ibid. new arrival
If I don’t perform, I am outcasted. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e4, new arrival
I have a purpose here. I have things I want to learn. ibid. Tyler
He doesn’t understand our culture. ibid. Tree
A community where you and your life are the leaders? That’s a cult. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e5
Tree: This is the first time that I’ve heard a bad word being said about him. ibid. new recruit
They’ve obviously never been through a tornado. ibid. Tyler
Meeting up with Narayah is extremely risky. ibid.
Putting the community’s above personal interests. Which has Tree has gone extremely against. The Garden: Commune or Cult s1e6, Patrick to council
You have options. You don’t have to stay with people you don’t feel aligned with. ibid. Narayah
His [Tyler] was a community where he’s a dictator. That’s not my vibe. ibid.
We’re going to write all our fears on this tower. And then we’re going to burn it. ibid. member
I do think it’s a cult. ibid. new member