I can now see the terrible emotional aftermath of those of you who joined as adults - where you exercised your own free will. To have your whole belief system destroyed must have been devastating and discovering that you had been subjected to what amounts to a spiritual scam. FF wrote
I had not exactly thought to say those exact words but you are so right.
For me it was and has been a grieving process. I have talked many times on the subject privately with individuals but rarely in public. Thanks for the words.