Tuesday, November 18, 2014


On this date in 1978, almost 1,000 people in Jim Jones' Jonestown compound committed suicide at the will of their leader.
Locally an Ohio legislator & the head of a local organization, Ark by the River Fellowship Ministries, were convicted of receiving stolen property. Prosecutors labelled the organization a cult.
Some might argue that any religion is a cult but in my peabrain, a cult puts the leader above it's followers. That was the case of The Peoples Temple & The Branch Davidians.
Wonder if we'll get any more details on this. At least it wasn't a violent ending.

More on the Beck / Ark case here

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