In this episode of the Psychology of Lockdown, George Roche and Doug McKenty discuss the eighth characteristic of Mystification as described by psychoanalyst John Bradshaw, cognitive closure. This precursor to cognitive dissonance represents the closing of the mystified mind to thoughts, feelings, and ideas that disavow the psychological paradigm constructed as a coping mechanism for dealing with emotional abuse. In this conversation, George and Doug delve into the correlations between those indoctrinated into this need to follow authority and those victimized through assimilation into a cult. Is the patriarchal system of consciousness symptomatic of cult abuse? Find out in this episode of The Psychology of Lockdown. Learn more about George Roche and The Line at www.thelineinternational.com.