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Ep. 67 – A Former Monk’s Journey to Atheism
Feb 12th, 2014 by amatterofdoubt at 1:02 pm

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Scott as a Monk
Scott as a monk

In this episode, we ask Scott, a former monk of 14 years with Self-Realization Fellowship Monastic Order, how he deconverted from Catholicism to join an Eastern-Mystical religion. He discusses with us his daily metaphysical practices as a monk, his struggles with celibacy and ashram politics, and eventual escape out to become atheist.

Scott as an atheist
Scott as an atheist
Be sure to check out Scott’s blog- Skeptic Meditations: a former monk’s journey from ashram to atheism (www.SkepticMeditations.com)
Explore these links for a peek and critique of Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF):
 Autobiography of a Yogi (the SRF bible by Guru, Founder, Paramahansa Yogananda)
Disclaimer: The interviewee, Scott, does not speak for any other person, organization, nor for Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) or it’s members or affiliates.

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