Truly Nutty!

On this page are links and references to groups that appear to be even more alienated from reality than the anti-abortion cultists. Still, it may be instructive to compare and contrast them with the antis.

The People's Temple Mass Suicides

In 1978, close to 1000 people died in Jonestown, Guyana. They were members of the People's Temple, followers of the Reverend Jim Jones. They gave their children FlavorAid mixed with cyanide, then drank it themselves.

How a member of the Kingdom of Heaven might appear

Heaven's Gate

On March 29, 1997, 39 members of the Heaven's Gate cult committed suicide together. They meant to leave their earthly bodies to join more advanced extraterrestrial beings on a spaceship that was following in the wake of the Hale-Bopp comet.

"They will have nothing to fear, nor will they know DEATH - even if they lose their human body. That continued belief will one day find them a member in the Level Above Human, in a physical body belonging to the true Kingdom of God - the Evolutionary Level Above Human - leaving behind this temporal and perishable world for one that is everlasting and non-corruptible.

- Today's Next Level Crew"

New Utopia Rises from the Sea!

Monte Kim Miller

Miller is the leader of a doomsday cult called "Concerned Christians." He preaches that he will die in Jerusalem in 1999 and be resurrected three days later. Who do you suppose he thinks he is?