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    Preliminary reports began broadcasting news of the events in a town called Jonestown, at first all that was known, was that people of a religious cult shot and may have even killed California Congressman Leo Ryan. Then on November 27, 9 days after the news of the death of Congressman Ryan another 2 deaths happened. George Moscone, the mayor of San Francisco, and Harvey Milk, a city supervisor and the leader of San Francisco's politically active gay community, had been shot and killed at death in

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    emotionally. Jones inability to treat his problem affected his capacity to effectively serve his followers and reach the goals he set for his congregation. The most extreme example of unethical behavior is when he issued his followers to kill Congressman Leo Ryan from leaving Jonestown, Guyana in order to prevent some of his followers from leaving and the potential for government interference with his commune. Jones was able to manipulate his followers into believing that his congregation would change the

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    Jonestown Suicide Essay

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    Everyday, there are many horrid acts that happen in our world in the name of religion. One of the most infamous of these cases of martyrdom in the postmodern world is Jonestown. Jonestown was the mass suicide of more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple cult in 1978. It is recalled today for its use of Kool-Aid in the mass suicide, the members actually drank the beverage mixed with cyanide. With it also being memorable for its involvement of mind control and dictatorship, Jonestown goes down as

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    Jonestown in Guyana

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    Jonestown was a community built by Peoples Temple in Guyana that ended in tragedy with a death toll of 918 people. “Founded in 1956 by Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple accepted everyone into their church and focused on helping people in need. Jones originally established the Peoples Temple in Indianapolis, Indiana, but then moved it to Redwood Valley, California in 1966. Jones had a vision of a communist community, one in which everyone lived together in harmony and worked for the common good.” (Rosenberg)

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    Jim Jones History

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    Jim Jones is known today for the cruel and unlawful acts he forced upon hundreds of innocent people. This date in history “remains the only time in which a U.S. congressman was killed in the line of duty.” “On November 18, 1978, People’s Temple leader Jim Jones” ordered an abundance of people to commit a “suicide act” by drinking poisoned fruit punch (Rosenberg). In 1956, Jim Jones founded the People’s Temple, which was a “racially segregated church” that targeted to help people that were struggling

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    tactic to use for every club he faces. He had a long term strategy for the club; he created a great scouting network bringing in world class players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and built up players from the youth team such David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville. This enhanced the team’s morale making the team finish in the top 3 in the last 13 seasons and winning the title 7 out of the last 13

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    an essay explaining that to enjoy the Net we need to find our own place, our own community, so I realized that my community on the Net is E-mail, enabling me to talk to the people closest to me. The movie You've Got Mail starring, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, exemplifies how two people become closer through E-mail. Making it easier for people to connect in ways they always could, but never new how. Both the movie, Youve Got Mail, and Bruckmans Finding Ones Own in Cyberspace explore how the Net brings out

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    couple of ways how a modern day hero can be compared to one in the past. Nolan Ryan will be my choice of a classic modern day hero. One of the firsts of a hero's characteristic is that he performs "Outstanding Deeds". On page thirty-five in Beowulf "Higlac's brave follower tearing out his hand of the monster, his hatred rose higher but his power has gone." So to me that could be called an outstanding deed. Now Nolan Ryan is not a War hero but a baseball player. He was forty-five at the time and he

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    Ryan, travelled to Guyana to tour the Jonestown commune. On November 18, 1978, the Congressman along with a camera crew from NBC began their tour. At first, they could not see anything amiss, however, a member slipped a note to the party, asking for help. Ryan invited any members who wished to leave to join the Congressman’s party. Several people took him up on his offer. Unfortunately

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    Saving Private Ryan is more of a secondary historical source then a primary historical source of a fictional work. One of the film's weaknesses is its made up stories. The battle of “Rommelle” did not exist nor did any of the characters. Private Ryan was based off of Fritz Niland whose three brothers did die but there was never any records of a rescue mission to bring him home. The small battles are also made up but are used to show the relationship and the hardship soldiers went through. One of

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