Friday, October 07, 2005

Part 7 - Anniversaries

Nearly there....

(7) Emphasis on anniversarial events:

This ticker includes significant astronomical and political events as well as internal anniversaries such as birthdays or death dates of past and present leaders.
Heaven's Gate staged their suicides to coincide with the arrival of Hale Bopp. The Solar Temple murder-suicides related to calendar equinoxes and solstices. The Waco inferno occurred immediately prior to the anniversary of a 1959 end-of-the-world prophecy. The Oklahoma City truck bomb went off on the anniversary of Waco, but perhaps more significantly, on the date of the opening shot in the American War of Independence.
Attention paid to a cult's personalized calendar may be instructive.

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