Category Archives: Cults

The Call Of The Shofar Controversy

Benny posts: Reflections on the Call of the Shofar controversy: I don’t know much about the program, nor do I particularly care. But, ever since the controversy began, I’ve been asking — What’s the goal and purpose for writing and … Continue reading

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What Is ‘Call of the Shofar’?

The program “Call of the Shofar” is an Orthodox Jewish version of EST aka Landmark Forum. It is popular with many Lubavitchers and is a form of LGAT – Large Group Awareness Therapy. As such, it is very dangerous, according … Continue reading

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New Age Flavor Of The Month Byron Katie

Vlinden posts: After reading about Byron Katie on this board, I was interested to see her in action. Here is a link showing a session with an Israeli woman who tells Katie that she’s afraid of war. I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Large Group Awareness Training (LGAT) II

From a post to Rick Ross: These firewalking seminars, are very dangerous seminars, in my view, for many many reasons. Dozens, if not hundreds of reasons. Firstly, doing the Firewalk in the presence of the Super-Guru is something you can … Continue reading

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Tony Robbins’ Weird Dietary Advice

CosmoPhilosopher posts 5/29/03 to Rick Ross: He has always had weird dietary advice. Years ago, he sold the “fit for life” idea, and I was credulous enough to follow that, until one day I saw some good nutritionists, and they … Continue reading

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