Masterpath Inc

Rating: 3.77 stars   13 reviews

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PO Box 9035 Temecula CA 92589 USA

Mission:

Through MasterPath, the spiritual leader, Sri Gary Olsen, teaches and guides the students. Seminars, meetings, classes monthly mailings, and materials are available to the students. Spiritual seekers are provided with a means to investigate the path of Light and Sound to determine if it might meet their spiritual needs and desires.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I have read every review on this page regarding Masterpath. All reviews fall into two categories: either 5 stars or 1 star, either love it or hate it. Why would that be? I also noticed that the 5-star reviews all pretty much stated the same things:
- the organization holds the highest values and the writers have sensed no manipulation
- many of the writers have been involved for more than 10 years
- all the writers stated that Masterpath is about personal choice and a personal spiritual path
- the monthly fee, the cost of bound books, the cost of seminars are reasonable
- the writers seem happy with their choice to continue

The 1-star reviews all seem to say similar things:
- Gary Olsen is a fraud and his teachings are destructive and manipulative
- Gary Olsen claims to be the current "savior" equating himself to Jesus Christ
- Gary Olsen claims to be God incarnate
- Gary Olsen is in it for the money and he is using the Masterpath organization to that end

Quantitatively, on this page it seems to be a ratio of about 5 good to 1 bad review. There seems to be no middle ground on opinions.

Qualitatively, the flavor of the positive reviews are pleasant but not over-the-top enthusiastic, the writers seem happy with their spiritual attainments, and they emphasize their own perceived rewards rather than give accolades to the Mr. Olsen. The flavor of the negative reviews are absolutely caustic. Also, it was hard to determine the length of time that the negative reviewers were involved with the Masterpath organization but I sensed it was generally not long. To me, what this adds up to is an extreme divergence of opinion and perspective. There must be a segment in the middle that we are not hearing from, which may actually constitute the majority who are not particularly involved and not particularly unhappy. Therefore I see that Masterpath is a choice that is not for everyone and that one's level of satisfaction has more to do with the reviewer than the message. Personally, I don't think that the negative reviewers are people that I would like to associate with.

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

MasterPath is a cult that seeks to control peoples minds and profit from it. Gary Olsen is an exposed plagiarist and uses his hold over chelas to further his own agenda of power and a 'cushy life'. Stay away from this scam!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

how it devastates former chelas.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

dissolve it.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

nothing.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

good hearted folks.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

continue its scam.

Ways to make it better...

Gary Olsen was never allowed to perpetrate this sham.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

keeping the wool pulled over peoples eyes.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Gary Olsen will be exposed and go to jail.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

This con-artist nearly destroyed my family. Gary Olsen is a fraud and idiot. Well, smart enough to bilk the IRS for hundreds of thousand of dollars every year...

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The shredding of lives because they devoted themselves and became terrified to have an independent thought.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

give this ancient wisdom away for free.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Laughing at his hairdo.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Terrific. And brainwashed.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

They do. Tax free.

Ways to make it better...

Gary were in prison.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Gary is a freaky igotist. Do you know he thinks he is the modern day Jesus? And SAYS as much?

One thing I'd also say is that...

OMG - words cannot describe what a joke it is that this is a non-profit.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-3-01

 
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