I'd take it further, if you're an institution or subculture or field of discourse you're often only 1-2 steps from a cult also.there are a lot of cults about. if you're religious in any way you're one step from a cult. i can remember as a first year university student there were loads of cult recruiters about. erm no one had to tell me that's what they were, i could just tell. preying on the innocent first time away from home.