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Why didn't I know about Jonestown?

Due to all the time I have on my hands, I have been doing a thing where I learn everything I can about a topic a week, and my lord, this week’s is horrific. 1,303 more words

Civil Rights

10/15/14 – 2014 OCTOBER HORROR MOVIE RECOMMENDATION #15 – The Sacrament.

Every year I pick a few movies that are a different kind of “horror.” These are movies that instead of being outright in your face with scares, shocks, or gore, rather they paint a more tilted picture closer to real-life situations that hit us in a different place. 359 more words

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Characteristics of Cults (Part IX)


(This is a slightly revised version of material from Chapter 9 of Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure? We’ll post the rest of the chapter’s material on cult characteristics tomorrow.) 629 more words

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With a suicide rate higher than North Korea, why is Guyana the world leader in self-inflicted death?

LESBEHOLDEN, Guyana — The young man responds all too easily when asked whether he knows anyone who has committed suicide in his village, a sleepy cluster of homes and rum shops surrounded by vast brown fields of rice awaiting harvest. 1,045 more words

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