Everyone gets pushed to their limit at some point in their life, but just how much can you handle before you snap? Today we're going to take a look at arguably one of the most intelligent criminals in history. He suffered years of abuse from his mother which he put up with in hopes that one day maybe he could finally have a good relationship with her. But everyone has a breaking point, and sometimes that breaking point is murder.
Everyone has their kinks, from bondage to roleplaying and everything in between. Typically most kinks aren't considered outrageous or dangerous... but what about getting off on killing animals or people?
It was my second year of college and I was in a lecture about homicide and serial killers. My professor was extremely passionate about all things morbid so this was probably my favourite class that I attended that year. She shared with us the letters she actively wrote to prisoners, recommended great documentaries, and provided us resources that not a lot of the general public would know about. These included websites containing every last detail of inmates who were executed on death row.
WARNING: this article contains graphic content & images, including an audio recording of the mass suicide at Jonestown which may be disturbing to some people.
Clowns. To some they're joyous characters who entertain children, to others they're terrifying monsters. With horror films such as Clown and the 2017 remake of IT, it's no wonder why some people might find clowns scary.
Mind control. Thought manipulation. Brainwashing. It's all terminology that people hear in the movies. But what if this isn't a movie? What if there was a man who was able to command people into killing without doing any of the dirty work himself? This man existed and he was the leader of one of the most dangerous cults of all time. Meet Charles Manson.