There is nothing on the cover photo or sidebars that names Byron Katie. But if you look at one of the 140 plus reviews there are examples where people are combining NVC with BK material. Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook: A Practical Guide
So in what a sociologist has termed 'cultic milieu' BK, NVC and others mingle about.QuoteQuote
Cultic Milieu--a Possibly Helpful Concept?
'The concept of 'cultural milieu', as developed by sociologist Bryan Wilson,is very helpful in understanding this conglomeration of alternatives. According to Wilson, there is exists in Western societies, a milieu, which he terms 'cultic' where much that is rejected by the dominent cultureaccumulates.(Corboy's italics) -- alternative therapies, alternative beliefs, and to some extent, alternative lifestyles.
'Both ideas and persons usually belong more to the milieu than to any specific group within it. Individuals easily shift their allegiences from group to group and idea to idea, and ideas and groups are themselves linked to each other by a shared network of publications and venues. ('Venues' meaning places where people socialize and meet face to face C)
From Bryan R. Wilson, The Social Dimensions of Sectarianism: Sects and New Religious Movements in Contemporary Society, (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1990)
Quoted in a book by Mark Sedgwick, page 48-49 'Against the Modern World: Traditionislm and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century: Oxford University Press, 2004
This 'mingling of alternatives' may bring together persons, who through sincere use of NVC and commitment to nonviolent communication as a way of life, be less able to recognize, evaluate and assert themselves in relation to other, more goal oriented entrepreneurs offering their forms of communication enhancement.
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