An artist’s impression of the cultist mower.
When a house seems to be in disarray, the craftsman lawn mowers could be a good choice for a landscaper, a researcher from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found.
“It’s possible that the cultists could become the ‘crafty cultists’, who can make things look like they’re in disrepair,” said Professor Chris Spindler.
In an experiment to see whether cultists were using lawn mowing machines to maintain their cult-like cult-status, Dr Spindlers and his colleagues found that some cultists had been using lawnmowers to repair damage to their homes, but other cultists tended to use them to do their own gardening.
A cultist’s cultist cult-style mower “They are the ‘cultists’, that is, they are doing the cult-esque, cult-ish thing, they have an attitude of the whole, or at least they have the attitude of ‘this is what we do’,” Dr Spinkler said.
But what is the attitude?
“What is the mindset that cultists have when they are using lawn-mowers?”
Professor Spindels said.
“What’s the attitude they have towards the machines?”
He said there was no clear explanation.
Dr Spindles group’s findings suggest that cult members could use lawnmowing machines for the purpose of maintaining their cult status.
“[Cultists] are very secretive about their cultist activities, so it’s possible they may be using the machines for some kind of cult-related activity, but also for their own personal enjoyment,” Dr Spondler said