The act of suicide, representing personal
unhappiness and the belief of powerlessness to remedy this condition, is
differentiated from attempted suicide which may involve a call for attention.
The pioneering thinker
Émile Durkheim recognized if
anything can explain how we as individuals relate to society it is
Egoistic suicide reflects a
prolonged sense of alienation from the community.
Social distance can
give rise to apathy,
Durkheim calls such
In highly driven cultures
individual needs create colateral damage.
Altruistic suicide is characterized as
being overwhelmed by group goals.
These occur on the opposite end of
the social distance scale as egoistic suicide.
In an altruistic society the only reason
an individual is expected to kill her/himself is on behalf of society, for
example in military service or
because they have become a burden through old
Anomic suicide reflects moral confusion and lack of social
direction, which is related to
dramatic social and economic
It is the
product of moral deregulation and
a lack of definition of
legitimate aspirations through a restraining social ethic, which could
impose meaning and
order on the individual conscience.
This is symptomatic of
a systemic failure of clearly defined goals and
People do not know
where they fit within their societies.
Fatalistic suicide occurs
when a person is
excessively regulated, when
their futures are pitilessly
blocked and passions
violently choked by oppressive discipline.
It is the opposite of
anomic suicide, and occurs in societies so oppressive
their inhabitants would rather die than live on.
The act of one agent commanding another
to hurt a third turns up time and again as a significant theme in human
It is powerfully expressed in the story of Abraham, who
is commanded by God to kill his disobedient
failure of a son by working him to death.
The unique human awareness
of our own mortality enables us to ensure our perpetuation beyond death through
our impact on others.
People do not tend to think about killing
themselves every day.
Unfortunately there is
a deep seated
self-hatred in Western man due to the
ponerological nature of
Western culture that revolves around the
mindset of control of self, circumstances and environment.
Westerners express anger when things do not go
This anger turned inward results
in self-hate and
This anger turned outward mints
viscious internet trolls.
collective anger can be seen on a macro level as
Western culture destroys
ecosystems for short term economic gains.
Some events may appear to be
mass suicide but are actually
~ homicide ~
Marshall Herff Applewhite Jr., the son of a Presbyterian minister, is born in
1972 Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie
Nettles a Texas music teacher and nurse meet during a stay in a
They rename themselves Bo and Peep and take a
six-month-long road trip across the United States
taking in the sights.
1975 Applewhite is arrested for failing to
return a rental car and jailed for 6 months.
Bonnie Nettles, born in 1927, dies of liver cancer.
1997 Marshall Applewhite takes 38 followers through Heaven's
Gate to hitch a ride on the comet Hale-Bopp.
Heavens Gate is the
first well-known American cult of the Internet era, using the web to share
their beliefs with a wider audience and also to make a living.
portion of income came from designing web pages.
Jim Jones grows
up in Lynn, Indiana.
religious rituals his boyhood friendship with Dan Mitrione, chief of
police, kept him from being arrested or run out of town.
was evidence of "cancers" he was removing by "divine powers."
landlady called him "a gangster who used a Bible instead of a gun."
followers included Charles Beikman, a Green Beret later charged with the
murders of several Temple members in Georgetown, following the
Dan Mitrione moved on to the CIA-financed International Police
Academy, where police were trained in counter-insurgency and torture
1961 Jones, a poor, itinerant
preacher, suddenly has money for a trip to "minister" in Brazil, and he takes
his extended "adopted" family with him including Beikman, and eight mixed race
1965 Jim Jones establishes a People's
Temple in Ukiah, California.
"The Messiah from Ukiah" ran the
Happy Havens Rest Home with electric fences and guard
Christian missionaries from World Vision, an international
evangelical order that had done espionage work for the CIA in
Asia, partner up.
Dr. Layton donates a quarter-million
Peoples Temple is highly-acclaimed for
is swiftly gaining a reputation as a political dissident, setting up Peoples
Temple as a public forum for a host of leaders and causes on the
1974 George Blakey gives Jim Jones $60,000
to pay the lease on the 27,000-acre Guyana site.
Local journalist Kathy
Hunter writes in the Ukiah press about "Seven Mysterious Deaths" of the
Temple members who had argued with Jones and attempted to leave.
Hunter later tried to visit Jonestown, only to be forcibly drugged by Temple
guards and deported to Georgetown.
Jones requires members practice for a
mysterious "White Night,"
a mass suicide ritual
to protect them from murder at the
hands of their enemies.
1976 Mayor Moscone
puts Jones in charge of the city Housing Commission.
1977 Jones deposits $200,000 in
the Grenada National Bank.
He leases the Matthew's Ridge section
in Guyana originally the site of a
bauxite and manganese mine.
Resources buried there are thought to be
among the richest in the world.
They include manganese, diamonds, gold,
bauxite and uranium.
Worked for 16 to 18 hours daily, blacks are forced
to live in cramped quarters on minimum rations -
rice, old bread and sometimes
Infractions of the rules or disloyalty punishments include
forced drugging, sensory isolation in an underground box, physical torture and
public sexual rape and humiliation.
Beatings and verbal abuse are
Jones has amassed
Of special interest are the bank accounts opened
in Panama, the money taken from the camp, and the extensive investments in
Spring of 1977 A fierce smear
campaign is concocted by Elmer and Deanna Mertle, (Jeannie and Al Mills), and
published in the Murdoch and Hearst presses in San Francisco.
coordinated with David Conn.
David Conn and his ex-wife Donna,
brag of "high priority
numbers" in secretly taped conversations.
Intensive lobbying campaigns
in both Washington and Georgetown (the Guyanese capital) follow.
Fall of 1977 After the original smear in Murdoch's New
West magazine, duplicate smears appeared in newspapers thousands of miles
apart, in the Toronto Star, where there was known to be a large
concentration of Guyanese settlers, and in the New Times weekly in the
Full Gospel Christian Businessman's Association
lawyer Lionel Luckhoo represents the People's Temple in
November 18, 1977
Leo Ryan is the
most vocal Agency
critic in Congress at the time.
Sam Houston, an old friend of Leo Ryan,
came to him with questions about the untimely death of his son following his
departure from People's Temple.
Ryan takes a team of journalists
to Guyana to seek the truth of the situation.
The airstrip death had all the
earmarks of a professional military hit.
Disturbing facts later emerged
from the Guyanese coroner, Leslie Mootoo.
Hundreds of bodies are forcibly
injected with cyanide from behind while trying to escape, shot with guns or
187 bodies killed by cyanide injections were examined by
Victims had been injected in portions of their bodies they could
not have reached themselves, such as between the shoulder blades.
Special Forces (Green Berets) are in Jonestown within 6 hours.
many bullet wounds as well as wounds from crossbow bolts." - Charles Huff, US
Army Special Forces
On the scene at Jonestown, Guyanese troops
discovered a large cache of drugs, enough to drug the entire population of
Georgetown for a year.
According to survivors, these are used regularly
"to control" a population of only 1,100 people.
One footlocker contained
11,000 doses of thorazine.
Drugs used in
MK-ULTRA are found in
abundance, including sodium pentathol,
demerol, thalium, and
Larry Schacht has supplies of haliopareael, largatil and
The actual description of life at Jonestown is that of
a tightly run concentration camp, complete with medical and psychiatric
The stresses and isolation of the victims is typical
of sophisticated brainwashing.
Drugs and torture add an additional
experimental aspect to the horror.
This explains why the medical tags on
the bodies had to be removed.
It also suggests an additional motive for
frustrating any chemical autopsies, since these drugs would have been found in
the system of the dead.
February, 1980 Mills are
found dead in their Berkeley home.
Police described the killings as
"professional," using dum-dum bullets while leaving no traceable
Jonestown story is a
gruesome experiment, not a religious utopian society.
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