Ha, here is what Google reveals.
Get Confident, Stupid! | GQ
May 22, 2012 - In fact, many then go on to take the increasingly expensive and intense courses in Landmark Education's "Curriculum for Living. .... Yes, back in the '90s, Werner Erhard sold his business to a group of employees, but this is not est. .... (I suppose those two circles he drew on the board really drove it home.) ...
The Pros & Cons of LGATs -- Large Group Awareness Trainings
On the Landmark Forum and its earlier incarnation as The est Training and The Forum; the philosophy of Werner Erhard; and the dynamics of these LGAT / Large Group Awareness Trainings (including not just Landmark, but also implicating Lifespring, Humanus, ...... He grabs some chalk and draws two circles on the board.
[PDF]Brainwashing in a Large Group Awareness Training?
Sep 11, 2015 - Werner Erhard) in 1971, is widely considered to be the first LGAT (Langone, 1998; Pressman,. 1993). .... (Landmark Education bought Werner Erhard's technology in 1991) (Pressman, 1993). “Yes I was also ...... As the final exercise all participants were made to stand in two circles, one inside the other, and ...
Article of Faith | Features | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper
The stigma is somewhat understandable: Landmark Education has roots in est, a controversial "life training" program founded by Werner Erhard, a used car salesman from New Jersey whose real name was Jack ... They renamed the company Landmark Education. .... Bernasek draws two circles on a dry-erase board.