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April 27, 2015
Your experience shows. "Aligning oneself with a particular system will help to give focus to the study, but it can also lead to dogmatism."
I agree with you 100%. Any particular yoga system can be crammed with dogma. The purpose is to keep students from looking outside. Religion and politics make these same mistakes. But these are mistakes by design to prevent thinking and creativity.
People might be classified as followers, slackers, free thinkers, innovators, or leaders. Some of us are a combination of those types. Those who create dogma are worried about free thinkers, innovators, and leaders.
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