Our local Byron Katie promoter's comments about 'science' are totally false. One does wonder if that disinformation come right from Byron Katie herself?
But the only thing our Byron Katie promoter said about the world of the New Age Teachers that I agree with was this...
1. Keep the money you have.
2. Take others' away.
That pretty much sums up their core beliefs. Nice and simple.
People who operate like that, literally have something very close to that as their core beliefs, which is why they do what they do.
Its very clear that Byron Katie is running a type of New Age LGAT culty psycho-babble moneymaking machine.
She even has a HOTLINE staffed by "Volunteers" to help sell you more Byron Katie courses when you are vulnerable and depressed.
She also has a highly-organized and EXTREMELY aggressive Byron Katie propaganda campaign for her followers. Have a look at it below, its almost unbelievable what she is doing to people.
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"Chats/Forums/Discussion Boards: If you participate in online chat groups and discussion boards where you share your personal experiences of life, you may want to write about how The Work has made a difference in your life and let people know about our site and Katie's products so they can find out for themselves if The Work would be helpful to them. People typically enjoy hearing about the things you find useful in your life."
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Many of you have told us how much The Work has helped you and have asked how you can help The Work. We love that you'd like to share The Work with others, so we have compiled a list of ideas for you. We trust that you will find your own helpful and creative ways to share The Work with as many people as possible that feel right to you - and thank you for that.
Financial donations: One of the most direct ways to help keep The Work moving is to make a financial contribution to The Work Foundation. Make a secure online donation right now via our online store.
If you would like to send a check, please mail it to:
The Work Foundation
Volunteer your services: We often need volunteers to assist at events with Katie throughout the world.
Sharing The Work with others: One of the most effective ways to spread the word is to share The Work with others in as many creative ways as possible. Here are some of the possibilities that we came up with:
Work Events: In communities around the world people are hosting local Inquiry Circles and other Work events. Please visit the Institute for the Work Community Center and check the "Bulletins" on the Discussion Forums page to view upcoming Work related events in your area.
Public Access TV Stations: Most communities have local public access channels where community members can suggest programming ideas. You could supply the station with Katie's DVDs or videos to put on their program schedule. Look in your local phone book or on the web to find the contact information for your local public access TV station.
Local Radio: Many communities also have public radio stations that often air community-interest programs. You could offer your favorite Katie CDs for on-air play during a variety of different programs (e.g. health and wellness, spirituality, peace, self-help, parenting, etc.).
Book Reviews: We invite you to write reviews for Loving What Is and I Need Your Love - Is That True? on sites like Amazon.com and other online book review sites.
Libraries and Bookstores: You can request that your local library and bookstores carry Loving What Is and I Need Your Love - Is That True? and ask whether they would like to list them on their recommended reading lists.
Articles and Interviews: Sharing your personal stories with The Work in the form of articles and interviews is a nice way to share The Work with others. Your experience with The Work is often what interests people the most. If you have used The Work to find freedom from issues like depression, anger, death, fear, body image concerns, sexuality, etc., you may want to write an article and offer it for publication in local and national magazines and journals. You may also want to contact the producers of national TV and radio programs (like The Oprah Winfrey Show) to tell them about The Work in your life and see if they would be interested in having Katie on their program.
Classes/Courses: If you are an educator, consider adding Loving What Is and/or I Need Your Love - Is That True? to your list of required reading texts. Loving What Is and I Need Your Love - Is That True? may be especially of interest in courses that deal with mediation, conflict resolution, human development, brain research, mind-body healing, psychology, social work, mental health, peace and consciousness studies, addiction and recovery courses and so much more.
Web Links: If you have your own web site, consider linking to www.thework.com.
Blogs: Do you write your own blog? If so, you may consider sharing your experience with The Work with your readers and provide a link to www.thework.com.
Chats/Forums/Discussion Boards: If you participate in online chat groups and discussion boards where you share your personal experiences of life, you may want to write about how The Work has made a difference in your life and let people know about our site and Katie's products so they can find out for themselves if The Work would be helpful to them. People typically enjoy hearing about the things you find useful in your life.
Distribute Flyers: Often you can find flyers for events with Katie at our Events Calendar page (look for the little Flyer icon for each event), here. Feel free to print them out, make copies and distribute them within your community at coffee shops, yoga parlors, bookstores, community centers, etc.
Give Away the Little Book: In our store you can purchase copies of "the little book" - a small 40-page book that walks the reader through The Work. This is a great intro to The Work and is highly affordable to you and is free to nonprofit organizations. We also have an attractive little book stand for those of you who wish to spread The Work at your office space or place of worship.
Give Away CD Samplers: In our store you can purchase copies of two different sampler CDs. Some prefer to hear Katie doing The Work "live" with people and this has proven to be a great way to share The Work with others.
Give a Gift: In our store we have a large variety of products that offer The Work in many forms, including Katie's books, CDs, DVDs, videos, journals, gift items and, of course, The Parlor.
The Parlor: Giving a gift subscription to The Parlor is a great way for people to understand The Work more deeply and ask Katie any question that comes to them. Each month Katie personally writes The Parlor (typically a 30-40 page document), answering reader's questions, Working letters, and providing insight into her world. Rich with content and little surprises, The Parlor is a great way to join the The Work family.
Send Someone to a Katie Event: Attending an event with Katie is a very powerful, life-altering experience for many. Giving someone the opportunity to attend an event with Katie, whether it is a simple one-day public event, a weekend intensive or the full 9-day School for The Work, is an amazing way to share the power of The Work with someone you love. To view upcoming events with Katie, check the Events Calendar >>
If you have any other ideas that you'd like to see added to this list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/21/2008 03:10AM by The Anticult.