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Fountainhead Emails - Pimping and Whoring
I've been working together with Alan at the Fountainhead for a few years now, and I'll be at the cascade retreat as a trainee. Glad to field any questions you might have.
Sure, I just posted a question for you on the DhO that I'd like to cross post here:
If I were to offer you an anecdote like you requested, I can tell you I have personally achieved a number of awakenings beyond '4th path', as have many others in the Fountainhead.
If Hami/Maedhros is reading this, I would love to hear more about this! Please feel free to PM me if you feel that that would be a more appropriate means of communication.
I liked the emails, but I was definitely reading their tone as tongue in cheek, which gives them a different (and apparently, intentionally so) vibe.
And salesmanship or not, the price is excellent. I know, because I'm a poor social worker. (Well, maybe the price just looks so good cuz of the exchange rate?? )
ETA: if only it didn't cost so much to fly across the pond... hehe
I would caution against the statements made that we have seen this all before. When we speak in generalities, than it is true that all methods of awakening present the same ideas. However it is appreciating the details that make all the difference in developing spiritually. There are degrees of excellence in how ideas are presented - one makes a grave error in assuming teachings are all the same. In particular it is very important that one is able to engage with a teaching and its community and personalize it to one's own individual narrative. Otherwise it is nothing more than dead concepts and ideas.
As to Deklan's point, I'm neither white nor (very) weird!
The new iteration of the Fountainhead has launched today. The interactive app at iamfountainhead.com includes video content that will introduce you to wisdom practice. By joining you'll be participating an active community with the option to receive live support with any issues you may encounter at your leisure.
Enjoy, and let me know if you have any questions