Host Laura Tucker is a survivor of the fatal 2009 sweat lodge at a self help retreat in Sedona in 2009.
Laura shares her response to the line five minutes in to the first episode of Nine Perfect Strangers:
“Remember those people who died in that sweat lodge? They thought they were being enlightened, but in reality they were being cooked.”
This episode includes the article Nine Perfect Strangers Made Me a Punch Line and Now I’m Punching Back – Survivor of That Sweat Lodge Stands Up For Survivors of All Bad Gurus and the conversation that has come to life as a result.
Mentioned in this episode:
Episode 87 – Dr Janja Lalich: When Self Help Turns Cult
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