Watch these two documentaries and answer the questions below:
Return to Jonestown | Survivors revisit site 40 years after the tragedy | Sunday Night – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNY2yGA1fNQ
For The Love Of God: The Man Who Thinks He’s Jesus (Cult Documentary) | Real Stories – YouTube (Links to an external site.)
1. What do these documentaries teach us about the nature of cults?
2. As a sociologist of Religion, how would you explain the appeal of these two figures featured in the documentaries to followers?
3. Offer five reasons to explain why society needs to be wary of these groups?