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James Arthur Ray

James Arthur Ray, Disgraced Self-Help Guru, Still Hopes To 'Enlighten Us'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts

In 2011, James Arthur Ray went to prison wondering what he'd done to deserve it. As he arrived in shackles, inmates familiar with his public downfall ...

How To Spot a Quack

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
Iris Erlingsdottir

I'm not saying that everything "new agey" or "alternative" medicine is evil, but people have to begin to really use their judgment. Ask questions and demand answers that pass the test of science, studies and common sense.

How To Spot A Fraud Guru

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

It's a mistake to dismiss Ray as just one "bad apple." Why? because he exemplifies a bona-fide risk for spiritual seekers.

The "Sweat Lodge Guru" Guilty Verdict: Recognizing the Deadly Influence of Authority

Kent Greenfield | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Kent Greenfield

Two years ago, three people died in a sweat lodge near Sedona, Arizona, during a so-called "Spiritual Warrior" retreat led by self-help guru James Art...

The James Arthur Ray Trial And The Law of Attraction

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 08.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

The James Ray trial doesn't say anything about the truth of the law of attraction. It only says something about Ray: that he didn't put it into practice as well as he might have.

Sweat Lodges Are Sitting Bull

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. Jean Carroll

Anyone who tells you that vomiting is "good for you, that you are purging what your body doesn't want, what it doesn't need," is a sadist. Anyone who ever refers to you as a "spiritual warrior" is a crook.