Similar to a social cult
, the Hash House Harriers use ritual humiliation
to form an almost fanatic adherence amongst the membership. Not unlike FreeMasons
, Hash House Harriers discourage and shun defectors. The clique argot
and bizarre ceremonies
, ensure that they are able to quickly establish a rapport
with members of foreign clubs, and travel freely with a network
of likewise indoctrinated individuals.
Of course, if you enjoy surrendering your identity to a mob, you may fit in nicely.