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    Why do people join cults?

      This TED-Ed video ties in nicely with my The Preachers series, and even mentions the Rev. Jim Jones. Check it out.    

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    The Preachers: Father Divine, god to millions.

    (Image Source: NewsWorks)   I first heard the name “Father Divine” as a child from my mom, musing over her grandmother’s occasional penchant for following (via correspondence, radio or TV) some rather…

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    The Preachers: Rev. Jim Jones and the horror in Guyana.

    (Image and Caption from “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple”)   I just finished “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple” by Jeff Guinn and, really,…