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of people in the us are searching for life's meaning through spirituality. and some are finding answers in a phenomenon that began with hippies in the 1970 s. . the new age movement. can cause. it's a mixture of eastern philosophy ancient natural rights and the supernatural but anyone can practice. it's also a lucrative multi-billion dollar industry. it turns out that money can apparently buy you happiness. activated i understand that this is remove the fear out of her body. this is a journey through a spiritual revolution that has been raptured people across the u.s.
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. september 29 teams hundreds of people have gathered in the nevada desert hoping for an encounter of a very special calling. daily and. they've come from around the world to a place said to be prime u.f.o. spotting territory. and for unocal this is also a prime marketing environment. unocal claims to have been sent to earth by aliens in 2012. willing to learn how to telepathically aliens so awesome we're having a class in about 5 minutes or so at this tent right here if you want to come and we
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believe in aliens and that we can communicate with aliens telepathically so this class will teach you how to do that you're welcome to go over there and we're going to get started in about 4 an hour and yeah i think you just feel free to come over and sit down with the other class is happening to overhear the name is you know call you nicole who identifies as gender nonconforming says that aliens tasked them with founding a new sect called unical thank you have a good day. i don't know why it's me but i do know that it is me i brought this information from my star family to share with others i'm ilya not a human body i am here on a mission hello thank you all for joining me. you know call quickly gathers around 20 people for a fast track initiation into their religion. so the 1st step to talking aliens is believe you can talk to illions illions can very easily pick up some. signals from
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our brain and send them back so i have crystals for everyone i'm going to cozumel and we're going to do. 9 minutes to. relax. man since. the rolling hills. now there and i listen and allow the information. we're here at the galactic center. information think. images are shapes. what you are seeing is a real. class . unocal sacked extends to far more than festival workshops
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she already has thousands of followers it was nice to hear them 1st among them is will 43 years old and a lawyer. i am allowed and encouraged to be myself and to experience my true past i excel and that is something that is not generally accepted. mainstream religions. like well people all across the us are turning towards the new age trend. the beloved festival is a major annual gathering for the west coast held in the dense woodlands of oregon. young americans searching for new spirituality spend 4 days here cut off from the outside world. the 3000 participants are united by a common goal spiritual awakening.
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i. was. there but thinking of the movie coming out here oh thank you thank you yes yes. yes we can and her partner marco both self professed healers are here to learn about the latest new age trends and to exchange ideas with like minds tom was by the law at mindfulness festival over a conscious civil if you will because not only is there music but there's also workshops there's opportunities to come and learn about specific modes of low dollar piece of loneliness. and the path towards ultimate wellness comes with its own methodology. afterward a if you have a spare child he started this with
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a list of yet moss and all but if you look at francis at this hall this tibetan singing. is at a frequency of $432.00 parts which is the frequency of the earth the center of town so does something have a system that helps if you lack some essential eyes or nervous system. at the festival visitors can focus fully on their inner selves and forget about the pressures of the modern world. on her. i. live in this refuge from money driven consumerist society they seek
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a world without selfish motives and with arab. solutions to their emotional distress. one thing the festival collectively aims to tackle is a person lack of love. a sentimental where and love does not. and. the festival also includes even specifically targeting men. as partner marco a practitioner of the reiki spiritual technique organizes all male group therapy sessions. mad at. the beginning of the fish it.
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is very awkward and you do not normally engage it and start moving like the aim to return to your natural human state and maintain awareness see how you do everything . to feel that. a man of the new age must find and step into his animal nature was or was open to her through secure the life of the right to leave her and we've got 3 brothers not over . yet i think you are right. jason is taking part in this workshop for the 1st time. being with other men in an environment where there is not qualified dynamics and men that are trying to display dominance in these destructive behaviors that you so frequently see in our
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society. it's really empowering. according to participants the beloved festival is one of the few places in the country where you can openly show your weaknesses. but the internet is also an increasingly popular platform for new age followers. fornia has been a hub of new age activities since the original hippie era. it's home to thousands of online gurus giving a 2nd wind to the esoteric movement. the founder unical is among the many based in los angeles. really ready. every sunday she holds a sermon for her followers. in the morning everyone. morning
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please say hello to your friends who are in the chat room. ok there's the hill around 150 followers gather on online platforms every week calls in orlando kelsey's in the u.k. max's in indiana says so amazing we have the entire world here with us today this. thing marrying snit. ok we're praying for happiness and joy to radiate out from every single person and we can rise up and change this planet in so one that is pure joy you know topia you need less. still. the sect's
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online shop sells products in the unit called colors in 2019 they are in the equivalent of around $15000.00. and i created this song is a magic fox. you can get these on you know cult supply co. to advertise the merchandise you know cold posts homemade videos on the internet. a little. heavy mix of pop culture and the supernatural unocal appears genuinely committed to their story they say money is not an issue but exposure is and provocative content definitely helps to attract more clicks and
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more followers so this afternoon you know cole is doing exactly that with a photo shoot he will remove the bucket closer. the self-styled priest s. intends to desecrate the most sacred symbol of the us the stars and stripes flag it's not about a message as such but rather causing a commotion there. in broad daylight in the middle of the street. ok ready. kind of shocking ha. yeah i think that's the one that was there. yes funny thing. and you know what we say inevitable success so there's absolutely 100 percent
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chance that you know cult will become a world like religion. has been ambitions and los angeles seems to be a good place to realize them some enjoy celebrity status. is a star among the shamans he claims to be in permanent connection with the spirits he begins each day with his morning ritual. council members i mean need of your guidance. how can we help you child can you release these energies from my mouth and throat ha ha ha ha ha 7 7 7. it's
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a daily routine that no longer fazes his assistance. can you know my body and raise my powers the moon the 10000 for. the old. thank you god thank you spirits of the light of the life into this direct was born in california then i am on it he says he was bestowed with healing powers by his haitian great grandmother when he was 5. thank you and when she was already dead might seem odd seeing what came through on the internet i mean the website in the mail to boost his image the showman has hired a team of p.r. professionals. just me and sambo.
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me in this amazing me right after not thinking then that they're either and i have my mom's now working for us as well we actually have about 10 people on this is exciting i used to do even like more and more people things to like absolutely you know i mean you have to understand for me my devotion to humanity has been there since i was a kid i found that the joy that i got from supporting people was more fulfilling than what i could have thought you could have just by having like a lot of money and a big house and a car and everything like this i find the idea of changing to me is so important. but this evening it is indeed in a huge mansion the director is hosting one of l.a.'s biggest soirees. wellness and self optimization are
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a big deal and hollywood. director has been rubbing shoulders with high society for years his partner manta luisa is a norwegian princess daughter of king harold. durex clientele also includes actress and global wellness icon gwyneth paltrow. direct has always surrounded himself with celebrities and has in the process himself become a famous face. the features regularly on magazine covers. and. there are a lot of other. night he's celebrating his book premier. see
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i have a whole new plan. and it's plan each and every one of you with your dreams and your aspirations and your power you don't need to drink green smoothies and work the crystals in order to be spiritual that it was you are not sheep you are giants. and a sleeping giant. i. think you think this is. the biggest direct. i could see it was because i am. i. the next morning direct has private consultation appointments his rate is $1000.00 an hour. this will be alexis's 1st ever session she's a successful and very wealthy designer but there's something missing in her life.
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so she's hoping for enlightenment from the shaman history and. alexis has experienced a series of relationship breakdowns and feels deeply stressed about being unable to find a partner and also what it says here when you go into relationships you can't date anyone and i'm going to say this very clearly where you have to take care of them and that's like because i feel like every relationship i've been changed i'm not getting any kind of purpose or value from it. yeah it's very after the diagnosis the shaman prepares her body for healing clean the poisons out of her system. i just need to open up something. activate. that's a cleaner download fire into her body i understand that there is fear remove the fear out of her body.
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alexis is body has to be detoxified and cleansed of all negative emotion. or uses for us. that's it. it's that said her body is really seem to a lot of sweats. did open that already in the leg twists. that's it twist twist it keep twisting and so she coughs it out. and you feel the warmth inside your body. after the trance alexis says she feels transformed the cat got him a little dizzy but i had this. to see. the crazies that spent the
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last 4 years doing a lot of crow where bennett and like just got fresh and probably more. amazing you. juric wants to dispel the old image of the new age wizard. taking. a few months later alexis is still single but she does believe in the shamans power . jurek has for their clients that day one big reason why business is booming is that in california being happy is seen as an obligation. which also require. buying all manner of products. caitlin is a young woman in prime health. but every morning she consumes 15 different supplement powders depending on how she's feeling that day.
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regular dietary supplements. and other products of unknown origin. just like her. and. i think having a healthy body and a healthy mind is an essential part of creating a spiritual connection with your reality. there is one product that she values above all others and its side effects require a little preparation just gives the bugs out here. you know ready for. this she shares it with others and group ceremonies. is going to. sort of stash your stuff here like 100 there or post
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a wall or just make sure this is about true journey area is clear and you guys consider the product has somewhat unpredictable and uncontrollable effects caitlin charges one $100.00 per person. so does this 1st time participant feel nervous. that might get rid of any fears that you just aren't hard i get. that. it's a ritual called. this is the magic version of the magic drugs well it's. it's a highly toxic substance extracted from giant monkey frogs in the amazon rain forest indigenous people. use it to treat malaria and snake bites. there's hundreds of peptide molecules in here. are hopefully and i microbial and i cancerous sending flowers already seems to kind of get the core of how our spirit
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can interact with our body chemically and reset the pattern 00 trauma arianna 34 is seriously ill and is hoping the combo will cure her gertrude of her cancer and. doing so has a lot to do with my body. and to push new words for a cure just touches it is a good. question after a little burning to expose the flesh the toxic substance is applied to the open wound. not. the affects our immediate. goal.
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nice work. and last for a quarter of an hour. or so. it's. going to. afterwards the participants are exhausted. the. thanks also manifest on ariana's face. breaking. news. that reaction with
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arianna will be gone again and in our combo is unlikely to say the least to cure her cancer and it can have severe consequences for her health violent spasms a racing heart rate and short term memory loss what does caitlin say to those who might find it extreme. yet has a really outwardly violent and the extreme sort of appearance and i think for a lot of people that is scary. but you just saw how far people are willing to go specially people with with illnesses that aren't getting fatter they're not getting the help they need. even after several 100 sessions kaitlin claims to have never experienced a serious incident. at the same time any beneficial effects of a combo cleanse remain scientifically proven.
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following a guru's instructions can have fatal consequences. but even then it doesn't necessarily mean the end of their career. in the 2000 james arthur ray became a star of the scene heading his own empire. in october 2009 it all came crashing down when a spiritual workshop ended in tragedy participants had paid almost $10000.00 for the 5 day event subjecting themselves to various physical or deals to purify their mind and body. the final one was a so-called sweat lodge participants were told to stay as long as possible in the sweltering heat. people began elucidating and panicking after 2 hours 3 of them had died of heat stroke. your going to is or was arrested and put on trial. james arthur ray on the offense of negligent homicide as follows guilty. he was sentenced
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to 2 years in prison. 5 years later he was giving talks again making his big comeback in las vegas and 29 teams. yvonne travelled 13 hours from britain to see ray live on stage she works in real estate and this trip was a huge investment for her. over $4000.00 for 3 days. she's fascinated by every aspect of her mentor. for you looking for in james so what i'm looking for in james this because he knows he's been to the pits of hell and bach and he is still rising he's still paused half he's still awardee hour and he still wanted to help people
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evolve his 50 and got divorced after 20 years of marriage a tough time that she'd like to put behind her i gave away my car when i. find i got my. i think i can fully my car i was quite powerful well before i got locked. so i came to a place in life when i thought i've got to change this. so i think the most important thing. now in a hotel suite james arthur ray prepares to return to the stage after a 10 year absence can they still backlight me in that blue or not i don't remember where those bacteria blew or was it the lights that were blue. for this guru the show will be a chance to prove he has changed and become a new person. it's been hard it's a high price to pay but it you know me is tenderized when you pound it right so if
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you follow that metaphor when life tends to be pounding you you become you become more tender much more humble now i'm much more grateful. he's arranged for some assistance for his comeback. not you know even after prison some allies in the industry have remained loyal you know good brother great good things . to get really good. so what do you think of the room. even deeper stage of you with your work. tomorrow he will finally be able to get back into the arena to preach his message to a live audience. through live. through this. film superhero if you if you understand the prefix super it means
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to rise above so it's literally about becoming more of him what the average should be even a man. and 7 the following morning ebola is amongst. 60 or so other followers waiting for the doors to open. for a bounce or worse they reversed. the cheapest ticket for this 2 day seminar cost $460.00 . i. was. there all delighted to finally reconnect with their idol. i. was i
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was. i was. so excited to hear. good morning good morning like this today i'm going to challenge you to give 100 percent because you deserve. so yes i did. on the agenda are 2 days of coaching with one objective in mind regaining your self-confidence. just. to see me and. just leave. me to take. workers for instance. and to sell his message arthur james ray draws heavily on his own personal story. i went
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from. multiple millionaire and a $500.00 coming to losing all of those. and everything how. it was my choice through their saira shah that ha ha ha ha ha ha leaders i'm sorry how do you step off your mother's now you got to make a decision leaders made. decisions the most important quandary leadership is making decisions. for your enemy my house now rather. than nah. you go big or. take action and make quick decisions among trouble guru repeats throughout the day . do you worry.
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he chooses this moment to present his follow up products and services and on your own so the star players here's daryn obviously these packages are available for prices starting at $18000.00. you know i'm. 40. 9. years where he fires. there's no bruce is. just not. going to get if you're going to do anything. good for him not yet. and for those who cannot
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afford those prices one of the gurus associates offers loans ready to sign. off on. over the course of the evening over a dozen people book additional courses worth $110000.00. he said he says he appreciate that the sales technique could appear a little aggressive to people outside the u.s. . yeah yeah you do have to sell your product or service to people because tide know what it will do for you and everybody kind of needs a little a little encouragement to do what they need to do because there's all this resistance and fear and doubt and what if it goes on in their head it's a life is to give a 100 percent to help you give tasks that say you can really live the life you know to live. with a dice. for the guru it's been
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a successful comeback arthur james ray's career is back on track here. in the u.s. gurus are reveling in a new age wild west. one of the few people challenging them is rick ross he says that lacks legislation in the country makes it all too easy for charlatans to capitalize on their believers. the u.s. has become a kind of mecca in the united states if you declare yourself from a religion you have all types about unity's nonprofit tax exempt status so more than any other country in the world if you are in a destructive cult leader in the united states is a very good place to set up business he travels across the country investigating dangerous sects and informing the pub. about their less savory side their methods
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would be exposed and that is the way that we can deal with them we can stop them from doing what they're doing but we can expose them and discuss what they're doing and try to educate people and make them aware so that they can defend themselves. over the last 20 years ross claims to have freed or deprogrammed around 500 people from the various sects described in a book he's published this is the chapter that nexium is. nexium is the name of his most troubling case in recent years. i have done 4 interventions to get people out of the group known as nexium which is the group led by the self-help guru sex cult leader they call him q 3 mary is one of the worst destructive
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cults that i've encountered in my entire career. and yet he stood accused of various crimes including raping and torturing his mainly female followership. banks spent 2 years as a member of nexium. she was introduced to rand yairi when her then boyfriend was shooting a film about the sect. this is where i keep things in my past. she made it out of the sect in time but did stay in touch with other members for many years. strange. things of the past that i probably should just forget about. here. here's one
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picture from volleyball. and i talking i thought he was like a great philosopher of our time and i thought he was helping the planet i thought he was like a steward for humankind. attended seminars and other courses but became increasingly skeptical especially with regard to the guru's treatment of women. they would quit their lives and move there and work for him and be devoted to him and i think in these classes where you reveal your vulnerabilities then he finds the weak women you know and says i wanted to join this other group for women empowerment and we can make you stronger if you're in this group and that's what they did. he threaten you would select a small group of women for supposedly the greatest honor within the sect. having
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his initials branded into their skin. is a big player. and in turn this is a. it's a see it's that's right here the brand is right there so you see it and you feel it every time you put your pants every time you you know it's like this is inhumane i mean they used to cauterizing tool they didn't use a brand so it wasn't quick like with a cow branding that's pretty quick but this took a half an hour and it smelled like burning human flesh for hours you know because there's like 5 or 6 or 7 of them there so you have to take turns and wait for everybody to be done then it's just like. what a traumatic thing. and yet he was arrested and charged in march 28th. his conviction a year later was headline news. york state we really are he stands
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convicted of racketeering sex trafficking and related crimes. among those other crimes criminal conspiracy extortion and possessing child pornography. he was the head of a sprawling sect with 12000 members. for the 1st time banks listens to a recording that was used as evidence in court. you guys. received. the . first big. sacrifice and that's a really nice. you know i think it's. a for us. c to discuss 6 to you he's just claiming it like it's so casual.
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what. kind of a come. banks has since managed to build a new life for herself. she and her husband run a legal marijuana plantation we're going to produce the bowl and. heritage from some of the other ones the pistols just like any flowers. i am happy i'm much happier you know it's almost like i wish you know like all the colts you could take the time and effort to find the people in there that are the bad seeds and just pull the big. and do that with people so. this represents keith. pulling all the key for an area of the field.
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form. long. long. eco india. in a secluded valley in the himalayan mountains many people still live with our electricity. hydroelectric power is meant to solve the energy problem but these colleen power plants are destroying local agriculture. and the population is starting to fight back. to the. next d.w. . good shape. there lurking everywhere.
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well you think it's kind of disgusting no it's not because those bacteria a very important for our health and well being. what to do and what not to do. the fact of hygiene concepts during the corona pandemic. and 30 minutes on d w. board. it's about billions. it's about how we're. it's about the foundation of the new movie order the new silk road. china wants to expand its influence with this trade network and so. china is promising its
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partners for bridge. putting the road there's a morning whoever except money from the new superpower will become dependent on it china's gateway to euro. starts feb 19th on d w. this is d.w. news and these are out top stories germany has banned travel from regions in neighboring austria and the czech republic that's after a surge of infections involving more contagious variants of the corona virus in some border regions check points have been said opp and rail services suspended only essential travel and trite is allowed the move has drawn criticism from d. and some businesses.


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