Essays Tagged: "David Koresh"

Community in Religion

onal and emotional with his followers. (Weckman, 569) A classic example of a cult can be the Branch Davidians led by David Koresh. At the other end of the spectrum, the universal church displays chara ...

(6 pages) 200 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The term "Criminal justice"

rocess. Another incidentof the criminal justice's injustices occurred when the ATF decided to arrestDavid Koresh and his followers. We know how this story ends. The ATFwas the reason that many people ...

(3 pages) 144 0 4.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A Civil Rebuttal (not revolt)

ew of the world's greatest oppressors: Jim Jones, Adolph Hitler, Napoleon Bonaparte, Julius Caesar, David Koresh, and Anton Szandor LaVey. I know, as well as you, that these notorious six are among th ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


o this place did so bytheir own choice. It was their belief that the ideas on how to live shared by David Koreshwere the right ones. They felt that this was the way that they wanted to live their live ...

(8 pages) 190 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

1984 , a tale of future society, by Orwell

music,clothing etc to belong to the group. A more extreme example are religious cultmembers such as David Koresh's Branch Dividians who even voluntarily excepted theorder to kill themselves. People be ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Concept of Leadership

eresa. Do we also include in our definition some of the infamous leaders such as Hitler, Stalin, or David Koresh? Obviously, leadership is not always or automatically good in and of itself. We are qui ...

(34 pages) 5195 8 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Dangers of Obedience: David Koresh.

Hinman.For 51 days in Waco, Texas a religious sect or what some would call a cult called The Branch Davidians were engaged in a standoff with state and federal law enforcement. The group's self-procla ... e engaged in a standoff with state and federal law enforcement. The group's self-proclaimed leader, David Koresh, with his hypnotic preachings had convinced the Davidians that God would destroy their ...

(6 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prophet or Psychotic: David Koresh.

To provide a fuller perspective on government action against the Branch Davidians, presenting a history of the group, daily life at the Waco compound, and damning weapon re ... d have been avoided, still puzzles a lot of people. The actions the ATF and FBI used on the Branch Davidians were executed in a very unprofessional manner. If law enforcement agencies would have arr ... Koresh while he was in town, the people that died might still be here today.HISTORYThe Branch Davidians are an offshoot of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Like the church, they believe in the ...

(14 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Charismatic Leadership

y good or evil. F.D. Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Jr., Adolf Hitler and some cult leaders such as David Koresh are all considered charismatic leaders.I found an interesting poll on regardi ...

(3 pages) 267 2 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

"The Dangers of Cults"

ically found in cults.The two most notable tragedies involving these groups' members are the Branch Davidians and the People's Temple. The Branch Davidians were led by David Koresh. Due to his alleged ... when the FBI, who was in control at that point, proceeded with a final assault to remove the Branch Davidians by force. The chaos that ensued was compounded by the building burning down. The cause of ...

(2 pages) 56 4 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An alternative view on cults in America

aster. "Cult hunters" were found to be deeply involved in the government sanctioned assault against David Koresh and the Brand Davidians at Waco. Rick Ross, an avid anti-cultist as well as a man who h ... had a personal hatred for cults and was willing to use any force necessary to eradicate the Branch Davidians (Cock Burn 111). Under his direction, the ATF applied excessive force that may have led to ...

(10 pages) 69 1 3.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analysis Of The Classical And Contemporary Approaches To Leadership

the "wrong man"� (Fiedler, 1996).God had these challenges as well. For example, Noah, Moses, David, and Jonah were selectively picked for the job they were to perform. God chose each of these g ... -known charismatic leaders such as John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Adolph Hitler, Jim Jones, and David Koresh are well known leaders who used their charismatic attributes for evil purposes. Dorian, ...

(9 pages) 273 1 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Destroying Waco

ere. Back in 1990 I had been drumming in a stagnant Los Angeles rock band when I met and befriended David Koresh. I needed some new drumsticks, and on the way to a gig stopped in at the Guitars R Us o ... in my hand, two strangers introduced themselves and asked if I was playing in a band. The two were David Koresh and Steve Shumacher, the closest thing Koresh had to a deputy. Schumacher gave me his c ...

(6 pages) 666 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Good news from outer space by

iefs distinctly resemble those of past characters in our own world. Characters such as the infamous David Koresh and his Branch Davidians who believed in the coming of God and who also bought land tha ... and who also bought land that was suppose to be near the site of God's visitation. In the style of David Koresh, Gilray also moves his believers to a place where, he claims, God shall come. This plac ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Rastafarri Movement:Evangelistic Tips

zerland and Canada. We are also very reminded of the tragedy in Waco, where 51 people, followers of David Koresh died as their compound burst into flames.These are just a few of the extreme examples o ... he conquering lion of the Tribe of Judah". Haile Selassie claimed to be a direct descendant of King David, the 225th ruler in an unbroken line of Ethiopian Kings from the time of Solomon and Sheba. He ...

(15 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

David Koresch

RUNNING HEAD: KORESHKoreshPSY 180: Interpersonal EffectivenesFebruary 16, 2010Seventeen years ago, David Koresh used the power of persuasion to stage a disturbing sequence of events in a quiet Centra ...

(2 pages) 23 1 4.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays