Ep. 97: The Order of the Solar Temple

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This week we take our first blazing steps into the dark, yet sorta wacky, world of millennial death cults with the tragic tale of the Order of the Solar Temple and its power-mad leaders, Joseph Di Mambro and Luc Jouret.

Ostensibly a fraternal secret society like the Freemasons, the OST escalated from goofy chants with robes and swords all the way to ritual murder and suicide by the time of the fiery collapse in the mid-90s that would eventually kill more than 70 members.

Why? How? Is my local Elk’s Lodge next? Sean helps us answer all these questions and more.

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