Category Archives: Charlatism & False Teachers

  1. Transpersonal Tidbits: Code of Ethics for Spiritual Guides (from the Council on Spiritual Practices) |

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    April 14 by The Running Son

    Code of Ethics for Spiritual Guides [ Source: http://csp.org/code.html ]   [Preamble] People have long sought to enrich their lives …
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  2. Transpersonal Tidbits: Quick 10 point Guideline for the Descernment of Spiritual Teachers |

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    March 27 by The Running Son

    The false guru and his Divine Energy 2010 by frank waaldijk 10 point Guideline for the Descernment of Spiritual Teachers …
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  3. Transpersonal Tidbits: Andrew Paterson’s False Guru Test |

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    March 27 by The Running Son

    “The False Guru” 2005 by Frank Waaldijk Andrew Paterson’s False Guru Test by ÃP—04/2006 [ Source: http://www.energygrid.com/spirit/ap-falsegurutest.html ] The Falst …
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  4. Transpersonal Tidbits: Guidelines for Investigating a Spiritual Teacher, System, or Group – by John Kent |

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    March 27 by The Running Son

    Guidelines for Investigating a Spiritual Teacher, Spiritual System, or Spiritual Group by John Kent, APR 2008 For a wealth of …
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  5. A Plea for Science and Sanity: New York Times Writer Says It’s Time for Yoga to ‘Grow Up’ – Stewart J. Lawrence |

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    March 24 by The Running Son

      A Plea for Science and Sanity: New York Times Writer Says It’s Time for Yoga to ‘Grow Up’ by …
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  6. Yoga’s Naked Commercialism – article by Stewart J Lawrence, guardian.co.uk |

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    March 21 by The Running Son

    Yoga’s naked commercialism The nude trend is stirring debate about how far yoga, now a multibillion-dollar industry, has travelled from …
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  7. Science vs Spooks: Skepticism, Scientific Research and the Nostradamus Effect – by Ken Ireland |

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    March 14 by The Running Son

    Science vs. Spooks Skepticism, scientific research and the Nostradamus effect by Ken Ireland Revised Aug 2011 . Visit Ken’s blog …
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  8. Transpersonal Tidbits: Definition of a Cult – by Michael Langone |

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    March 8 by The Running Son

    Definition of a Cult – by Michael Langone What Is a Cult, and Why Do People Get Involved in Them? …
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  9. Traumatic Abuse in Cults: An Exploration of an Unfamiliar Social Problem by Daniel Shaw, C.S.W |

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    March 7 by The Running Son

    Traumatic Abuse in Cults: An Exploration of an Unfamiliar Social Problem by Daniel Shaw, C.S.W original source  (This essay uses …
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  10. Transpersonal Tidbits: Yoga Cults, How To Spot Them – by David McDermott |

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    March 7 by The Running Son

    Yoga Cults – How To Spot Them by David McDermott Today it seems that there are so many yoga cults …
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  11. The Cultural Circuitry of Yoga in America: An Interview with Author Stefanie Syman |

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    March 2 by The Running Son

    [ Repost from: http://shiversupthespine.blogspot.com/2011/01/cultural-circuitry-of-yoga-in-america.html ] The Cultural Circuitry of Yoga in America: An Interview with Author Stefanie Syman Friday, January …
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  12. Yoga fakes & money spinners: 14 Indicators to avoid being had – by ‘yogalearner’ |

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    March 1 by The Running Son

    [ Reblog from: http://yogalearner.blogspot.com/2008/11/yoga-fakes-and-money-spinners.html ] Yoga fakes and money spinners I have already spoken my mind about the undesirable trend of …
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  13. Charlatan behavour in a non-western context – by Gbolahan Gbadamosi |

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    February 26 by The Running Son

    PREDICTORS AND CORRELATES OF CHARLATAN BEHAVIOUR IN A NON-WESTERN CONTEXT by Gbolahan Gbadamosi [repost from: http://www.scoopweb.com/Charlatanism%5D Abstract This survey examines …
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  14. Charlatanism, Scientism, & Psychology’s Social Contract – by Ronald E. Fox, Aug ’96 American Psychologist article

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    February 26 by The Running Son

    Click title for full ARTICLE –> Charlatanism, Scientism, and Psychology’s Social Contract by Ronald E. Fox ABSTRACT Three problems are …
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  15. Charlatan Series: Secular fall of a non-guru yoga guru – by Terry Mattingly |

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    February 24 by The Running Son

    Secular fall of a non-guru yoga guru March 30, 2012 By tmatt (Terry Mattingly (editor of the http://www.patheos.com ‘GetReligion’ channel) …
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