Why New Agers/Spiritualists are probably among the most useless people in the world
From “As the World Burns” By Stephanie McMillan and Derrick Jensen, page 6, Seven Stories Press
What this cartoon depicts is something which has bothered me for ages now. It’s a certain passivity and lackadaisical worldview among the New Age/Spiritual and even at times, the yoga set.
Most of them employ a type of thinking which is called “magical thinking”. That somehow by meditating on a certain idea, or by “dedicating your yoga practice” and doing 108 Sun Salutations, that some magical aura of positivity will emanate from you, like a fuzzy gas cloud your dog just farted out and then goes around to transform the world into your version of the Garden of Eden.
It’s nothing new. A few weeks ago…
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