If we are all capable of violence and submission -- especially when we are out of touch with our own shadows (and how could we tame them if we don't even know what they are?) -- then I too could be vulnerable to a cult.
Freedom of Mind applies to us more than we might assume at first glance. Freedom is something many of us take for granted. We don't always help it stay alive or grow through examining our actions as a country or our thought processes as individuals.