|Good Move Media||May 1|
Before starting a doomsday cult, Chizuo Matsumoto ran an acupuncture clinic out of his first apartment with his wife and baby daughter. Before manufacturing bio-weapons, he was fined for insurance fraud. Before selling his plasma to believers, he sold $1000 tinctures labelled, “Blue Dragon Pill” to the chronically ill. These are the embryonic ideas of Chizuo Matsumoto before he became Shoko Asahara told from the perspective of his favourite sushi chef, neighbourhood gossips, and a police detective reluctantly (at first) on his heels.
Includes tangents onto sushi, the connection between democracy and trash bins, and what exactly is a Buddhist messiah?
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