"Supporting critical examination of the programs
associated with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi"
Articles concerning MUM (MIU) Professor
John Fagan's return of NIH grant
money in protest of genetic research, in November 1994.
Scientist Returns Research Grant to Show Concern about
Dangers of Genetically Engineered Organisms
"NBIAP News Report." U.S. Department of Agriculture (December 1994)
Note that Dr. Fagan's moderate position, as explained in a November 1994
Washington Postarticle, has apparently been replaced by a blanket
condemnation of all genetic engineering in recent MUM and Natural Law Party press releases.
- Take This Grant And . . .
The Scientist, Vol:8, #24, p.4, December 12, 1994
Genetic Engineering Dangers
Letter from John Fagan appearing in The Scientist, Vol:9, #9, pg 12, May 1, 1995
California Voters Wrongly Registered Into Natural Law Party
Investigation planned into possible fraud.
Los Angeles Timesarticle
Stuff, and Highlights
- Article critical of the
Natural Law Party and TM makes the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle
Politics and Transcendental Meditation by Edward Epstein (December 29, 1995)
- Reaction to article from NLP Congressional candidate
John Knapp, editor of Trancenet has received two e-mails from
David Smithstein, an NLP candidate. The messages and John's replies,
listed below, appeared in the alt.meditation.transcendental newsgroup,
- Initial message
- Message of January 2, 1996
MINet Audio Archive includes radio programs aired in
1979 and 1980, and a TM Introductory Lecture.
Hear the extraordinary claims and emphasis on
"supernormal" powers, straight from the mouths of the TM movement's
and top lawyer. Also hear a TM teacher's "blame the victim" response when
confronted with a report of unexpected negative consequences of TM practice
during an introductory lecture.
- New Independent Web Site!
INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ON THE TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION
TECHNIQUE and the related programs associated with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Also mirrored here at MINET.
- alt.meditation.transcendental Newsgroup Articles and Index
- The TM Techniques - Complete, basic
summary of the TM, advanced TM, TM-Sidhi and
Primordial Sound techniques, collected together in one place. Includes all
the TM mantras.
- Newsgroup articles by Barry Markovsky
Highlights of Barry's contributions to the alt.meditation.transcendental
newsgroup, including a critical analysis of Maharishi Effect research.
Negative and Inconclusive Research on the TM
Other Documents - TM movement Web Pages
Organization and "Front Group" names used by the TM
Trademarks and Service Marks held by the TM
Suggested Readings from the Newsgroup, alt.meditation.transcendental
alt.meditation.transcendental Newsgroup Articles and Index
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