Chanting mantras (i.e., invocation of demons), fire walking, financial success fanaticism, glassy-eyed giddiness, and collective brainwashing, such is the strange world of Tony Robbins’ ka-ching ka-ching empire. Now about twenty-one Robbins sycophants are really hurt, some hospitalized with severe burns on their feet. Do I smell a class action suit here? Problem was, say the veteran walkers, they were not in a “good state.” Actually, however, they didn’t walk fast enough and gingerly enough over the coals. And be forewarned big guys and gals, just in case you are getting any crazy ideas to give it a go, fire walking is not for fat people.
MercuryNews.com: Amid inspirational talk, chanted mantras and shouts of victory at a late-night fire walking event attended by thousands Thursday came agonized shrieks from followers whose soles were scorched by the superheated coals, witnesses said. Read report here.