New Age Spirituality in the USA: Meet The Shamans, Gurus and Cult Leaders of America | Documentary

Is the USA undergoing a spiritual awakening, or is it falling victim to fake gurus and new age cult leaders? In an America in search of meaning, gurus, healers, shamans and other modern wizards have become the new providers of worth. Festivals, retreats and detox courses promising spiritual wellness are multiplying. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYrSoVCjYAw We follow emerging… Continue lendo New Age Spirituality in the USA: Meet The Shamans, Gurus and Cult Leaders of America | Documentary

The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’ | Vice News

Bentinho Massaro has hundreds of thousands of followers on social media, supporters the spiritual guru gained through his teachings about “self-realization,” “enlightenment,” and the idea of “upgrading civilization.” While some of his ideas are pretty standard, like the importance of silent meditation, others are controversial: he’s said that 9/11 was an inside job, that he… Continue lendo The Controversial Guru Who Wants to ‘Upgrade Civilization’ | Vice News

Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won | False Gods

“She only lets us sleep four hours, we have to wake up at 5AM.” Amy Carlson leads a group called Love Has Won. The web-savvy New Age outfit uses daily livestreams to recruit followers from around the world to join their house in Colorado. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRxD3eH19hE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f81Az_2Fvek Evolução de movimentos religiosos: cults e seitas Rodney Stark… Continue lendo Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won | False Gods

Conspirituality: How Wellness Became a Gateway for Misinformation | CBSN Originals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqvGU9o2bGI The wellness community has long embraced alternative approaches to health. But when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the combination of a quest for answers, distrust of mainstream souces, influencers co-opting conspiratorial phrases and hashtags, and social media algorithms built to keep people scrolling created a perfect storm of misinformation. A new CBSN Originals documentary, in… Continue lendo Conspirituality: How Wellness Became a Gateway for Misinformation | CBSN Originals