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In the secret village of Auris, the "Little Mecca for the New Age" movement

In the secret village of Auris, the “Little Mecca for the New Age” movement

Villages under control (1/4) The inhabitants of this town in the High Alps cultivate an ecological utopia on the borders of sectarianism.

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Are you talking about sects?We spotted Julian *looks like a journalist from 10km away. This 40-year-old dad didn’t know what to do between noon and the clock, well, here we go. He welcomes us in his chair planted on his wooden balcony among the trees. His house, still under construction, achieves the feat of being far from the path of the small village of Euris (Hautes-Alpes), which itself is already far from civilization. Here, Samu takes an hour to come. The nearest train station and supermarket are a 45-minute drive away.

In an endless time of feedback from his camp on the carbon footprint, but here our interviewer decided to settle, a committed activist at the LFI, who has been a beneficiary of RSA for a few months. Originally from Evelyn, this utopia,”off stage” with “our societyHe wanted to live in an environmentalternativeHe found what he was looking for with this small rural and agricultural community, perched at an altitude of 1,100 metres, in the heart of the verdant mass of Baronnies Provençales.

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In this area suspected of sectarian perversion, 140 souls are trying to build what some call “harmony“, far from “The world and its turmoil“. With the totem: coexistence.”All shades of left and radical environment“, in a village where 91% of the population voted for Melenchon in the first round of the presidential election. But the project is not political. It is above all spiritual.”It’s the little mecca of the New Age movement“, testifies Didier Bachaud, President of the Group for the Study of Intellectual Movements for the Protection of the Individual (GEMPPI). Anthropology, mystical beliefs that lead to the rejection of science … This society constitutes a disturbing ideological profile, under the pretext of love”temper nature“and search for”health“. Le Figaro He met the guards of this mysterious temple of esotericism.