Skip to comments.JONES: CHRISTIAN OR COMMUNIST? [Marxist Messiah of Jonestown, Guyana]
Posted on 11/01/2008 6:14:58 AM PDT by syriacus
People all over the world are horrified and puzzled by the Jonestown, Guyana atrocity. Questions are being asked: Who was the Rev. Jim Jones?
What kind of religion did he teach? Why did he order the murder and suicide of over 900 of his followers? [snip]
Our media have concealed, misrepresented, or downplayed the key element in the philosophy of Jim Jones.
He was a long-time dedicated Marxist communist who admired totalitarian communist dictatorships such as the Soviet Union and Cuba so much that he built one of his own in Guyana.
(Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...
Hard to believe it’s happening in America.
Jones was a social activist who had originally hoped to bring Communism to America.
He also promoted himself primarily on the backs of credulous, poorly-educated blacks. However, he was the darling of the media for a long time for his leftist rhetoric and give-away schemes. I was living in SF when this happened, and it was a real shock to many of them, I think, when the whole thing collapsed.
"Jim always pointed out not only that his immediate family, was interracial by adoption, but that he personally was a man who was profoundly blended of many different racial and ethnic streams.
But then increasingly as the organization became blacker and blacker, he began to talk about himself as a black man, first a man of color, and then a black man."
The people who are still following Obama are hostile black racists, terrorists, homosexuals, communists, anarchists, Kos lunatics, abortionists and Jonestown types.
There is nothing normal about any of these people as they all seem to suffer from mental illness.
Exactly. When the Leftists were able to get their thoughts together, they falsely memorialized Jim Jones as a religious nut.
He was a failed Marxist.
Who just so happened to start out as a “Community Organizer.”
We joke about "drinking Kool-Aid."
Folks on the left,
1. who believe in allegiance to a human being and
2. who believe death is better than a "low quality of life"
are especially suggestible, I'd guess.
"My father was a master of finding what was most important to you and finding a way to make you believe he was giving it to you,"
I believed we could change the world
I wish this comparison had been brought up earlier. I wasted a lot of time with facts and logic on some people.
The Peoples Temple was initially structured as an inter-racial mission for the sick, homeless and jobless. [snip]
"He preached a 'social gospel' of human freedom, equality, and love, which required helping the least and the lowliest of society's members.
Later on, however, this gospel became explicitly socialistic, or communistic in Jones' own view, and the hypocrisy of white Christianity was ridiculed while 'apostolic socialism' was preached."
HAD those craven editors at the Examiner not surrendered to Jim Jones and allowed the investigation to continue, the "rest of the story" would have seen daylight and over 900 could have had a chance.Other SF papers were afraid to investigate.
used "social activism and radicalized rhetoric" to whip his followers into a fervor
was a Marxist Messiah who made people think that everything would be fine if they would follow his lead
promised change and equality.
had a Temple as his stage
gave speeches in which he talked about the injustices of the US, especially with regards to Blacks and how US government was coming to get them, to destroy them.
did not like to have disparity between the rich and the poor
had the support of Leftist leaders
had a seat on San Francisco's housing commission
had a supportive relationship with radicals like Angela Davis; Russell Means of the American Indian Movement received a donation,
Jones and his temple had connections with members of the Symbionese Liberation Army (which had kidnapped Patty Hearst)
promised to bring CHANGE to the world.
Below is a very ironic photo. Had the sheeple studied socialist history they wouldn't have been so easily deceived. Click on the photo to see a gallery.
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