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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 Cypress House
Michael Koryta
The Outsider
Stephen King
Progress: 34 %
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

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.