What is UP with that?
They swoon at the mention of chakras and crystals, yet reject basic common sense.
I see this in people who I know are intelligent - I went to school with them.
Then they got the yoga bug....
——They swoon at the mention of chakras and crystals, yet reject basic common sense.——
Rejecting common sense is essential to New Age thought, since New Agers believe that their thoughts or “vibrations” can literally alter reality.
A skeptic like you could negatively affect your friend’s “energy,” so they would tend to avoid you.
It would be funny if it didn’t often end tragically. This interview with a former practitioner blew me away: