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'The end of the age is upon us'

Do

Calling himself "Do," a wide-eyed Marshall H. Applewhite attempted to share his big picture of enlightenment and the path to heaven in a 1992 videotape obtained by CNN.

Applewhite describes in detail how he and his colleague, presumably Bonnie Lu Trusdale or "Ti," persuaded about 100 students to leave their families and belongings behind and join them in 1975 in their quest to leave the "Human Kingdom" and join the "Kingdom of Heaven."

Below are video and sound excerpts from Applewhite's speech:

Cult leader explains philosophy

movie icon Quicktime movie (1.6 MB / 41 sec.)

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Do's welcome to his message, Beyond Human - The Last Call.
"It says a lot to us."
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The early relationship and shared responsibilities of Do and Ti.
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How followers joined Ti and Do to talk about the Kingdom of Heaven.
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Addictions and behaviors not common to the Kingdom of Heaven had to be let go.
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When Jesus was sent 2, 00 years ago, it was for the same purpose.
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An awakening - the search for materials and information to "open our heads".
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Reincarnation - what did Jesus mean by saying you have to be born again?
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The end of the age is upon us. It will come by the turn of the century.
Heaven's Gate one year later IMPACT : The Cult Next Door
(10 min. VXtreme streaming video)
Applewhite explains his philosophy
(5 min. VXtreme streaming video)

videoVideo tape of suicide scene
(2.2MB/33 sec. Quicktime)
One year later, Heaven's Gate
suicide leaves only faint trail

Applewhite: From young
overachiever to cult leader

The Internet as a god and
propaganda tool for cults

Higher Source web site
(Online replica of original site)

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