Do you remember when the Jonestown situation occurred?
How old were you?
Do you remember your reactions when you learned about Jonestown?
Did your memories jibe with what you read in Seductive Poison?
Did you know anyone who had any connection to Jonestown?
What were some of the surprises in the book that you learned after reading it?
Other than the author, which characters stood out the most?
Can you think of similar historical situations that this book brought up?
Could something like this happen again?
Did the portrayal of Jim Jones remind you of anyone?
What was the most compelling thing you learned from reading Seductive Poison?
Do you think this could have happened to you? Why or why not?
When in your life have you been taken in or susceptible to the influence of a powerful figure like Jones?
What control tactics did Jones use that you can now recognize?
Knowing how persuasive a powerful leader can be, can you think of a time in your life when you were in an organization or group with some cult-like attributes?
How would you now recognize a cult-like atmosphere or group?
Were there any unanswered questions you had after finishing the last page?