I’ve been shouting for years that fire walking is stupid, dangerous and meaningless.
Now Tony Robbins is among many ignorant gurus that mislead and hurt their followers. James Ray, remember killed three of his fans in a sweat log folly that went horribly wrong.
In San Francisco, fire officials said 21 people at a Tony Robbins event suffered second and third degree burns, while walking across hot coals and three of the injured were treated at hospitals.
What people who are pseudo-psychologists don’t get is that the body is not the mind.
You can walk on fire and not “feel” anything inside your head. BUT YOUR BODY STILL REACTS TO THE TRAUMA. The body shrieks in silent agony, just as if you had been burned at the stake. It doesn’t like it.
These severe (they are very severe) body traumas come out in later life, just as surely as early abuse will eventually surface.
Robbins is a dumb a**.
The injuries took place during the first day of a four-day event at the San Jose Convention Center which Robbins titles fatuously, “Unleash the Power Within.”
“Put yourself in hospital,” would be a more appropriate slogan. Most of those hurt had second and third degree burns, according to San Jose Fire Department.
A witness, who was not attending the event, heard screams of agony. “People were in pain. It sounded like people were being tortured,” he told Associated Press. He saw three ambulances, about 10 to 15 people on the ground being treated by paramedics and some people being wheeled away on stretchers.
“It was really just chaos,” he said.
Some of the screams of pain would surely have come from Robbins and his insurers. They are going to lose a lot of money: bad deal.