Among other reasons, there is a much less reported reason for the success, at a very deep and far-reaching level, of the former Sathya Sai Baba devotees' long and gruelling exposure of Sathya Sai Baba and his worldwide cult. This has been the response from non-devotee family members, friends, neighbors, and school, college, university, professional, trade and other and associates of devotees.
They had no compunction in consulting the internet and in judging the critical offerings on the basis of commonsense and reason. Some of them saw the almost daily attacks upon us, and how viciously set-upon and libeled have been those who have made great personal, financial and other forms of sacrifice in getting the abuses investigated by responsible world media, the United Nations, and so on
Profoundly blinded devotees would not hear a word said against their idol. He was God walking the earth. He could do as he pleased. One had to love him for his mystery. And not question his plethora of outright contradictions, failed prophecies and promises of healing or giving places in his colleges or university or apartments in the ashram, etc.
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