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Jim Jones, Jonestown, and Alternative Viewpoints

You might’ve thought while watching the PBS documentary on Jonestown in class that there are some good elements to Jim Jones’ ideas. Don’t worry – it’s not a sign that you’re prone to join a cult. 94 more words

Notes And Homework


From the closed internal criticism sessions of Redwood Valley to the suicide drills held on the remote three-thousand acre installation surrounded by the treacherous rain forests of northwest Guyana, WHITE NIGHT SUICIDE CHOIR presents a tour de force into the very heart of darkness. 84 more words

unreleased track: "Fell in Love in Jonestown"

Fell in love in Jonestown
Her hair was dark red
her eyes were brown

I fell in love in Jonestown
Wanna go talk to her… 93 more words


Drinking the Kool Aid

It still kind of shocks me to read or hear people using that phrase to describe positive buy-in to a new idea. As in, “We’re extremely excited about our company’s new product. 508 more words


this day in crime history: november 18, 1978

On this date in 1978, members of the People’s Temple cult in Guyana assassinated Congressman Leo Ryan, who had traveled to the South American country to investigate allegations of abuse made against the cult.  81 more words

True Crime

Bear found dead along I-81 in Lebanon County

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa.–A bear was found dead after being struck by a vehicle along I-81 in Lebanon County.

Pennsylvania State police say the 150-pound black bear was discovered around 6 a.m. 40 more words