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What happens if I drink too much Kool-Aid?
Drinking Kool-Aid is dangerous to economic and social health and well-being. Side effects include herd like behavior, myopic thinking, getting stuck in a rut, blindness to reality and failing to see and avoid dire situations.
Is it bad to drink Kool Aid?
The real reason not to drink Kool-Aid is that it’s bad for you. Although product packaging might tout vitamin content and display misleading images of fruit, Kool-Aid isn’t going to benefit kids health-wise.
What does drink the Kool Aid refer to?
The phrase “drinking the Kool-Aid” refers to the 1978 Jonestown massacre, in which more than 900 people committed mass suicide by drinking a flavored drink mixed with Valium, chloral hydrate, cyanide, and Phenergan.
What drink was used in Jonestown?
But the shooting attack that day led cult leader Jim Jones to implement a mass suicide/murder plan he dubbed “revolutionary suicide.” He’d made a fruit cocktail laced with cyanide and valium, and didn’t use Kool-Aid, but rather a cheaper alternative called Flavor Aid to hide the bitter poison.
Is Kool-Aid water?
Kool-Aid is usually purchased as a powder, and then dissolved in water. This means it is a “solution.” A solution is a liquid (usually water) that has other things dissolved in it (like sugar or salt.) In fact, most beverages are solutions!
Who drank Kool Aid and died?
Jones became progressively more controlling of the members of Peoples Temple, which at its peak had over 3,000 members….
|Born||James Warren JonesMay 13, 1931 Crete, Indiana, U.S.|
|Died||November 18, 1978 (aged 47) Jonestown, Guyana|
|Cause of death||Suicide by gunshot|
|Known for||Leader of Peoples Temple|
Is Jim Jones still alive?
Jim Jones/Living or Deceased
How many died at Jonestown?
In total, 918 individuals died in Jonestown, all but two from apparent cyanide poisoning (a significant number of whom were injected against their will), in an event termed “revolutionary suicide” by Jones and some Peoples Temple members on an audio tape of the event, and in prior recorded discussions.
Is drinking Kool Aid bad for your kidneys?
I’m talking soda, juice, kool-aid, and sweet tea. These drinks contribute to obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure – all of which are risk factors for the development of kidney disease. So, the key is not just to drink more water or fluids, but it’s to limit your consumption of these other dangerous drinks.