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James Arthur Ray, Disgraced Self-Help Guru, Still Hopes To 'Enlighten Us'
A new documentary chronicles Ray's comeback efforts.
How To Spot a Quack
Icelandic journalist and writer
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
Health, food and environmental journalist; radio host, Progres...
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
Author, 'The Myth of Choice'; law professor at Boston College
The people in the sweat lodge desired Ray's approval more than they feared death. The police report explains: "Participants
Does The James Arthur Ray Trial Mean There's No Law Of Attraction?
Meryl Davids Landau
Author of the award-winning book 'Enlightened Parenting: A Mom...
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
ELLE Magazine Advice Columnist
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.
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