The Purpose of SufferingwithDarryl Robert Schoon

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Darryl Robert Schoon is a financial analyst famous for having predicted the 2008 market crash. His website is He is author of Light in a Dark Place: The Prison Years, Time of the Vulture, Report to the House Select Committee on Intelligence, Is God Confused?, and The Way to Heaven. He has also written a novel titled You Can’t Always Get What You Want. He is a minister with the Temple of Universality in Tucson, Arizona. His website is

In this very personal video, he reveals how and why his years in prison (as a drug dealer) facilitated his achieving a temporary state of enlightenment. He acknowledges that, in his case, the suffering seemed necessary for him to have achieved a breakthrough. Given the positive changes he experienced, he maintains that, if he had the option of doing it all over again, he would do so.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is a past vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology; and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that Association for his contributions to the field of human consciousness exploration.

(Recorded on February 22, 2020)

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Published on February 25, 2020