‘Spiritual Activism’: do we really want New Age hippies to be more politically active?

I confess I have become more cynical this last two years, particularly about my culture — ie New Age spirituality.

If someone calls themselves ‘spiritual’ these days, sadly it’s usually short-hand for ‘anti-vax, anti-science, a sucker for conspiracy theories or snake oil health remedies, with an inflated sense of…

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