Please stay on topic. This thread is about EST not Jonestown.
No conspiracy theories posts here please.
It is widely known that Erhard drew from both Esalen and and Scientology as well as Heidegger to cobble together his philosophy that is downloaded through the Forum.
Also see [culteducation.com
And see [culteducation.com
The Cult Education Institute has made this information available through its database for many years.