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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 7, Forked Tongues Summary

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Part 7, Forked Tongues Summary and Analysis

1 - The author accompanies a stranger to what he says is his sister's house to smoke some drugs, lighting them on the flame lighting an altar.

2 - In present tense narration, the author describes how, in New York City, a Sufi chauffeur refused to steal a parking space from another person because it would be bad karma.

3 - The author discusses the role of language in cultural integration, commenting on how karma, both the word and the concept, has been turned into an artificially weighted synonym for some kind of spiritual energy and/or connection.

4 - The author discusses the paradoxical relationship between actual Karmic Law and those who travel to the East in search of freedom from what they see as the constrictions and failings of Western philosophy.

5 - Here the author lists several examples of gurus who have modified...

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