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The Waco Siege Was Worse Than You Think

When you hear the name "Waco, Texas" you probably don't think about the beautiful Brazos River or the Cameron Park Zoo, or the Dr. Pepper Museum. You think of one thing and one thing alone: The siege at the Branch Davidian compound that took the lives of 75 people, including 25 children. Waco's past will be forever stained by the events of 1993. The siege lasted for 51 days and showed the world just how badly the FBI could mess something up, even when there are a lot of innocent lives at...

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    The Waco Siege Was Worse Than You Think

    The Waco Siege Was Worse Than You Think

    When you hear the name "Waco, Texas" you probably don't think about the beautiful Brazos River or the Cameron Park Zoo, or the Dr. Pepper Museum. You think of one thing and one thing alone: The siege at the Branch Davidian compound that took the lives of 75 people, including 25 children. Waco's past will be forever stained by the events of 1993...

    The Real-Life Story Of Waco Survivor David Thibodeau

    The Real-Life Story Of Waco Survivor David Thibodeau

    As a young man, David Koresh wanted to become a rock guitarist, per Rolling Stone. Instead, he would become the frontman of a Branch Davidians cult and proclaim himself the "Lamb of God" who, according to the Book of Revelation, would reveal the secrets of the end times. But before he went from plucking guitar strings to pulling all the strings as a...

    Lies Waco Told You About The Siege

    Lies Waco Told You About The Siege

    The Waco miniseries is an exciting, dramatic, and ultimately sad telling of the 51-day siege on the Branch Davidians. Some saw government overreach, others saw a doomsday cult, but everyone considers it tragic. The show is primarily based on two books — Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator by Gary Noesner and A Place Called Waco by...

    The Most Dangerous Cults In Recent History

    The Most Dangerous Cults In Recent History

    Cults don't necessarily have to be violent, although all too often such rigid and hierarchical organizations are created to facilitate abuse. As a result, several cults in history became incredibly dangerous to members and non-members alike. These are some of the most dangerous cults in recent history...

    The Psychology Behind Why People Join Cults

    The Psychology Behind Why People Join Cults

    At best, cults are predatory organizations intent on scamming people out of their funds or possessions. At their worst, cults are terribly dangerous groups, with leaders procuring sexual favors from their followers or in the most infamous cases, leading dozens to their deaths. The dangers of cults have been displayed on the news and pop culture alike, so what...

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