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ear a we 10 u 12 13 14 15 16 7 18 19 20 a 2 23 24 25 26 2 28 DANIEL H. BOOMIN (State Bar No. 78996) STAN BLUMENFELD (State Bar No. 139239) NEIL S. JAHSS (State Bar No. 162744) O'MELVENY & MYERS Embarcadero Center West 215 Battery Street, 26th Floor San Francisco, California 94111 (415) 984-8700 Attomeys for Defendants Margaret Thaler Singer and Janja Lalich SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO LANDMARK EDUCATION CORPORATION, a corporation, Case No. 976037 EXHIBIT J IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS’ SPECIAL MOTION TO STRIKE COMPLAINT [C.C.P.§ 425.16] Date: May 1, 1996 Time: 9:30 a.m. Place: Dept. 10 Plaintiff, vs. MARGARET THALER SINGER, an individual, JANJA LALICH, an individual, and DOES 1 through 100, inclusive, Defendants. (Trial Date: None) I, Margaret Thaler Singer, state and declare: am a defendant in the above-entitled action and the primary author of Cults in Qur Midst: The Hidden Menace in Our Everyday Lives (hereinafter the "Book"). I have personal knowledge of the matters set forth in this declaration and could competently i testify thereto if called as a witness. The following are true and correct copies of articles from various periodicals as referenced in my declaration in support of Defendants’ Special Motion to Strike Complaint, filed concurrently herewith: sri.aso129.vi ows96 Cm a ans 10 MW 12 13 14 15 16 7 18 19 20 a 2 24 25 26 27 28 1. Adams, C., "Remember Werner Erhard," New York Post (April 23, 1993), 2. Amano, J.Y.,"Bad for Business," Eternity Magazine (March, 1986). = Babbie, E., & Stone, D., "An Evaluation of the est Experience by a National Sample of Graduates," Bio-Science Communications (1977) 4, Batz, Jeanette, “Inside the Forum," The Riverfront Times (St. Louis) (March 27-April 2, 1996). 5. Bauder, D., "Firm turns 0 est guru, still slides," San Diego Union-Tribune (Aug. 7, 1994) 6. Behar, R. & King, R., "The Winds of Werner," Forbes (Nov 15., 1985). 7. Boyer, P.,"From est to Worst," Washington Post (Dec. 9, 1993). 8. Burrell, A., "Caution urged on ‘cults,"*The Western Independent (Western Australia) (December, 1993). 9. Burrows, R., "Werner Erhard Revisited," SCP Magazine (1988). 10. Button, G., "Wandering Werner," Letter to the Editor, Forbes (Sept. 2, 1991). 11. Chandler, R., Understanding the New Age, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan (1993). 12. Chesanow, N., "est Revisited,” New Woman magazine (January, 1987). 13. Chicago Tribune, “The Guru and the Commissars," (Dec. 8, 1986). 14. Christian Research Journal, "Werner Erhard Flees in the Wake of Tax Liens and Child Abuse Allegations," (Summer, 1991). 15. Clancy, R., "Professionals Fall Prey to New Age Gurus” and "Mind Games Lure Victims into Baring Their Souls," The Times (London) (July 21, 1992). 16. Clancy, R., "Mind game courses aimed at public sector workers" and B. Macintyre, "New Age Guru Goes into Hiding,” The Times (London) (July 22, 1992). 17. "Seminars leave firms divided,” The Times (London) (July 23, 1992). sFinonevt 2 4896 | Caer aneun 10 i 12 13, 14 15 16 7 18 19 20 2 22 rid 24 25 26 27 28 18. Clancy, R., "Mercenary Mindbogglers and Seminars Leave Firms Divided,” The Times (London) (July 23, 1992). 19. Conway, F. & Siegelman, S., Snapping, New York: Stillpoint Press (1995). 20. Crier, G., "The est Factor,” INC (August, 1986). 21. Cult Observer, "The Forum: Repackaged Est?" (April, 1985). 22. "Charlotte's Web--See You in Court," Daily News (NY) (July 14, 1993). 23. Dowie, M., "Transformation Game,” Image (Oct. 12, 1986). 24. Ford, P., "A Little Brainwashing to Redwood High School?" Coastal Post, Marin County, CA (March 20, 1989). 25. Gardner, R., "Checking Up on est," Cosmopolitan (June, 1986). 26. Gazette, "A Workout at the Forum: You Can Faint, Cry-Even Vomit," (Montreal) (Feb. 20, 1987). 27. Gelman, D., Abramson, P.,& Leonard, E.A., "The Sorrows of Werner," Newsweek (Feb 18, 1991). 28. Giambalvo, C.,"A Critique of the Forum," Cult Observer (October, 1985). 29. Giambalvo, C., "Getting It and Losing It," SCP Journal (Aug. 1, 1988). 30. Giambalvo, C., "The Forum: est in the Heir," SCP Journal (Aug. 1, 1988). 31. Goldenthal, H., & Tucker, R., "Big Business Taking Psychic Control,” Now (Canada) (March 21-27, 1991). 32. Greenberg, J., "est: graduates claim myriad benefits, researchers. find psychological dangers," Science News (Ian. 14, 1978). 33. Greenberger, R.S.,"East Meets Est: The Soviets Discover Werner Erhard," Wall Street Journal (Dec. 3, 1986). 34. Grizauti Harrison, B., "What Has est Done for Us Lately?" New York Magazine (July 24, 1978). SFL230129.1 3 04596