James Arthur Ray

It's a mistake to dismiss Ray as just one "bad apple." Why? because he exemplifies a bona-fide risk for spiritual seekers.
What happened? Why did people stay in the lodge, risking their lives? Any of them could have left at any time, but did not
The James Ray trial doesn't say anything about the truth of the law of attraction. It only says something about Ray: that he didn't put it into practice as well as he might have.
Anyone who tells you that vomiting is "good for you, that you are purging what your body doesn't want, what it doesn't need," is a sadist. Anyone who ever refers to you as a "spiritual warrior" is a crook.