Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.
Marceline Jones was the first, but far from the last, person to decide that Jim Jones' programs and goals more than compensated for his personal flaws.
It's a dangerous road to compromise your ethics when you decide that the ends will justify the means. It starts with looking the other way on shady behavior, but it may end with literally drinking the Kool Aid.