--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer <fairfieldlife@> 
> wrote:
> >
> > on 2/18/06 6:26 AM, sparaig at sparaig@ wrote:
> > > 
> > > Mmmm... Maybe not just Purusha, but I'm pretty sure there were a LOT
> > > of people doing PR for Chopra. One of my ideas was sent out to
> > > volunteers all over the USA and it DID have an effect on his book
> > > sales -- the only way it would would be if literally hundreds of
> > > people participated.
> > 
> > Sure, in fact the TMO bought large quantities of books at the right 
> time to
> > get them on the best seller lists, which then created a momentum.
> >
> Not directly, as far as I know. The best-seller lists 
> monitor "institution sales," so to get around that I suggested to Carla 
> Linton and she passed on to Chopra who said it was the best idea he had 
> ever heard, to do a well-organized, piece-meal buying campaign, where 
> Chopra supporters would by a handful of books from each store and then 
> resell to their friends at exactly the same cost that they paid.
> This idea was disseminated unoficially throughout the TMO and 
> individual supporters of Chopra and there were well organized, non-
> institutional mass-purchases of Chopra's books as they came out. This 
> kept the purchases off the institutional-buy radar but had the same 
> effect.

So a devious means to pull the wool over peoples eyes was used to
promote a technique that promotes "Truth" and  "Enlightenment". 

One amongst many such devious and deceptive ploys.

Is there much doubt why it didn't work out?

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