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Werner Erhard didn’t get the last laugh

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  • Charles Nelson posted at 11:36 pm on Mon, Jul 18, 2011.

    Charles Nelson Posts: 259

    I went through the training in the early 80's. I'd heard it had toned down somewhat from the more "in your face" style of the 70's training. I found it to have made valuable and positive changes in who I am. Warner Erhard was the founding father to people like Tony Robbins. I wish I'd had the training as a teenager. I think it would have made my formative years see a more "clear" sense of direction.

  • Howard Schumann posted at 6:39 pm on Sat, Jul 16, 2011.

    Howard Schumann Posts: 1

    Your blog about EST was fun to read. I took the training back in 1974 and I found it to be extremely valuable. Aside from the fact that I met my future wife there, the biggest value I received was in being able to see why I created all the unworkable things in my life. I also found it quite valuable to realize how much I was judging the other participants at the beginning and how I moved after the first day to be able to establish an empathy with others.

    I also didn't feel like I got much out of it right away but after six months, I noticed all the things that had changed for the better. One question, though. I do not remember the training ever costing $600. When I took it in 1974 it was $250 and the most I recall was that it was $350 through the 70s. Even today the Landmark Forum is only $450 so I think you must be mistaken.


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