Monday, June 30, 2014

Words of Comfort: Jim Jones and the truth.

"Everybody thought Jim Jones was telling the truth too..... keep an open mind it might really 'save' you some day." Eric Greathouse

The Rev. Jim Jones of Jonestown and Peoples Temple led 909 men, women, and children in mass suicide in 1978. He said, "Our people, I would say, are ninety percent atheist...I felt somewhat hypocritical for the last years as I became an atheist...My bishop knows that I'm an atheist...He must have spent twenty thousand dollars traveling around, hoping to get my denomination to remove me, because I was so atheistic." (Transcript of Recovered FBI tape Q 622). Found out more interesting facts: