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Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton

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Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton

Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton

Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton

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Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton is an expert on terrorism and cult groups. He the author of the book, Destroying the World to Save It: Aum Shinrikyo, Apocalyptic Violence, and the New Global Terrorism about the Japanese cult group that released sarin nerve gas in the Tokyo subways. Lifton will soon join the Harvard faculty as a visiting professor.

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