Just another night at Occupy Union Square
Some have spoken of the “cult-like” aspects of Occupy.
Certainly, one can point to many disturbing elements. But what is often not mentioned are the cults-political and otherwise- that might be trying to cherry pick impressionable people who believe they are fighting for a cause.
In this video, we can see the Hare Krishna trolling for recruits. Most of the people in the video are just regular people wondering through the park. Occupiers are seen on steps, with the Hare Krishna, in a meditation circle. Not seen in the video, but there, the Revolutionary Communist Party, also looking to sign people up: