Originally posted by emucentral at 2008-8-24 23:28
I don't believe FLG is Aum. FLG is not seen as a threat in the rest of the world, not even in HK.
It's "threat" is in attracting the hearts and minds of participants, away from the ...
FLG is certainly different from stupid Asahara, that's correct. They are smarter. I would compare them with the Scientology cult. Main purpose is to make people dependant and believe that they are the only ones that are right and then try to extract as much money from their victims as possible.
Breathing exercise posing itself as religion, to deceive the under-educated Chinese masses. The educated Chinese revile it. Some Westerners love it so much because it suits their agenda to have Chinese people fall into deception - like smoking opium.