Investigation: is the Landmark Forum a cult? - 2003-12-14

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F345.png Investigation: is the Landmark Forum a cult? December 14, 2003, Amelia Hill, The Guardian

A quick look on the internet revealed even more dramatic claims. Since its creation in 1991, Landmark Education has been described variously as a cult, an exercise in brainwashing and a marketing trick cooked up by a conman to sap the vulnerable of their savings.

Landmark rebuts such claims. Not satisfied with simply transforming the lives of its students, it promises to deliver the secret of what it means to be human and guarantees them futures greater than they could imagine.

For £275 and 39 hours of my time, it seemed like an offer worth considering. In my head, however, I had already begun to draft an article about a society so needy that even its educated elite were mugs enough to pay through the nose for such vague, preposterous promises.

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{{cite news | author = Amelia Hill | title = Investigation: is the Landmark Forum a cult? | url = https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/dec/14/ameliahill.theobserver | work = The Guardian | date = December 14, 2003 | accessdate = March 3, 2017 }}