'WE'RE ALL READY TO GO. IF YOU TELL US WE HAVE TO GIVE OUR LIVES NOW, WE'RE READY - ALL THE REST OF THE SISTERS AND BROTHERS ARE WITH ME.' - Reverend Jim Jones speaking before the mass suicide of his nine hundred followers.
The deadly belief systems of cults worldwide hold an immense fascination for those desperate enought to look for ' ultimate truths'. Throughout history, thousands of people have joined cults and committed acts of mind-boggling atrocity in the belief they would attain power or everlasting life. From the acid-drenched psychosis of the Manson Family to the primitive barbarism of the Ugandan Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God, the deluded followers of cults and their charismatic and megalomaniac leaders- have been responsible for history's most shocking and bizarre assassinations, slayings, and mass suicides.
Jack Sargeant has compiled twelve in-depth essays from a variety of experts on this deadly phenomenon, The book includes cults about whom very little has previously been written, such as the Russian castration sect and the bizarre Japanese Aum doomsday cult which released sarin gas into Tokyo's subways,
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