The Fairfield Flip-Flop
File under: The Siddhi of PR
Our new pal John Knapp forwards a pointer to his blog:
TM-Free Blog: Versions of the Age of Enlightenment TechniquesIt sure looks like the old madman was just spitballing for most of the 70s, seeing if he could get anything to stick on the wall. It makes perfect sense that the Maharishi was reaching for whatever he could to get his grandiose dreams off the ground. But unfortunately for him, butts only bounce so high.
In our first major revelation at http://tmfree.blogspot.com, there is a LIVELY discussion taking place about the many versions the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi taught of the fabled Age of Enlightenment techniques. We're up to 5 and counting.
The Age of Enlightenment techniques were taught on the legendary 6-Month Courses of the Transcendental Meditation Orgs in the mid '70s.
Beside being a historical curiosity, the many versions taught point to a savage, even criminal, flaw in the Maharishi as a guru. He's just making this stuff up as he goes along. And in engaging in "impermissible experiments" on human subjects he may not only be immoral. He may be breaking the international law of the Geneva Conventions.
Read all 5 versions, plus essays and reader comments at http://tmfree.blogspot.com.