Blind obedience, standardization, duplication and monotony all fueled by the illusion that action means movement.
Cults are very good at turning intelligent, compassionate and engaged highly-functioning people into uni-dimensional zombies. How this is done is perfectly consistent with other total environments.
Surrendering your free will and human rights is incompatible with a life.
This is a rule only for those creatures that are aware that one day they will physically die.