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SheriC

Portable Magic

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.

Currently reading

The Science Of Discworld
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Progress: 22/414 pages
Hogfather
Terry Pratchett
Progress: 85/356 pages
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Jeff Passan
Progress: 104/368 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

The Road to Jonestown: 16%.

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple - Jeff Guinn

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.