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Join us for a lively, free Web Event, April 2, 8 pm EST, to learn a side of the Transcendental Meditation story they won't tell you.
TM. Concerned scientists question research claiming benefits. Former members allege secret agendas. Clergy are unsure if TM contradicts their religion.
In this atmosphere, the David Lynch Foundation sponsors Paul McCartney & Friends in concert April 4, 2009. Reminding many of Tom Cruise's marketing for Scientology.
DLF states this "World Harmony Concert" will raise millions to introduce "TM/Quiet Time" into public schools.
We believe this violates the separation of Church & State.
Many consider meditation valuable. Our concern is religious meditation forms do not belong in public schools.
Including Special Statement by Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Development Corporation, Electronic Frontier Foundation, founding Chair Mozilla Foundation, former TM teacher.
James Randi: Renowned magician, author, tireless investigator of pseudoscientific claims
Meera Nanda, PhD: Author, Prophets Facing Backward
Barry Markovsky, PhD: University of So. Carolina, sociologist, researcher, educator, author
John M. Knapp, LMSW: Therapist, has counseled 1000 former TMers. Former TM teacher
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Anyone concerned about civil liberties
- Legislators/government officials
- Lawyers/legal scholars
- Media covering Paul McCartney's Concert
- TM practitioners curious about its inconsistencies
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- TM's roots in Hinduism
- 7 problems with TM's "scientific research"
- Serious TM side-effects your children might risk
- Why TM's "Quiet Time" in schools is unconstitutional
- 9 simple next steps you can take
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