Jonestown: Following Jim Jones and The People’s Temple – Bad Ideas #38

In which Tony gives all the reasons why someone could fall in league with a strange cult leader like Jim Jones, and details the path to drinking the Flavor Aid. One of the things that gets overlooked when talking about cults is why people join in the first place. We take a deeper look into the motivations of Jim Jones and his tactics to recruit, as well as the fact that he could have easily been the hero rather than the villain.

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