In his first public interview in more than a decade, pop culture icon of the 1970s and 80s, Werner Erhard breaks his long silence about his ideas, his life and his controversial program "... See full summary »
In his first public interview in more than a decade, pop culture icon of the 1970s and 80s, Werner Erhard breaks his long silence about his ideas, his life and his controversial program "est"that became "the thing" to do among celebrities and middle America and fueled today's multi-billion dollar personal growth industry. With exclusive and rare footage, you'll step inside controversial est seminars, hear provocative interviews with participants, family members, and experts. Viewers will be very surprised to learn how Erhard's transformational ideas are still in the mainstream today-in our language, advertising campaigns and in personal growth seminars yet few people know its origin. Written by
If you like(d) Werner, you will find this movie heartwarming and uplifting. If you hate(d) Werner, well, if you couldn't get off it then, you probably don't have the ability now. You will call it a whitewash, an infomercial, or worse. I'm sorry you didn't get it.
If you didn't do est or the Forum, you will probably be baffled. Better to go directly to the Landmark Forum. It is the "civilized" version of est and more fun than a movie.
If all you "know" about Werner is he yelled at unhappy people and was accused of abusing his daughter, etc., the ironclad resolution of all that stuff is not here.
The commenter who suggested Werner was in trouble with the IRS should know that the IRS cleared him of all wrongdoing. Coming from the IRS, that's like an endorsement!
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