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Old 3rd July 2019, 07:48 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by ArchSas View Post
It's not just that it's a fun show: Pentacostal services (and evangelical Christianity in general as whole, which tends to use the same kinds of services) are basically designed to induce religious experiences in followers.
I've said before that there's almost certainly a level of self-hypnosis about it. They really do whip the crowd up into what could probably be described as an altered state of consciousness. Similar in effect to what you'd see at a rave.
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