Behavior: Toward Level 24

"Lie on the floor, your feet pointing to the sound source, and absorb the music. Listen with the soles of the feet." Those are the directions for doing the "Audicon Plantar," one of the basic exercises in a training program now being advertised and offered in a dozen cities by a new mystical movement: the New York-based Arica Institute in America, Inc. By following the mental and physical regime prescribed by Arica, trainees are told, they may well "regain the Essential Self," achieve "total serenity" and "unity with emptiness," and ascend to a...

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