The leaders of this church have considerable power upon consumers, who buy products that mainly the churches leader tells them to. Items that Oprah tells her followers to buy include but are not limited to, books, and health and beauty care products. While the churches shadow corporation known as Harpo has a production company, a magazine, as well as a television network.
While Ms. Winfery has been proven wrong on several occasions, she has yet to ever address these instances. She has been also known to advocate and inform about health matters, that are either only partialy true, or yet to be proven or excepted by several government regulating agencies.
Make no mistake this is a religion, as with all orginzed faith groupings it has followers of differing degrees of devotion and involvement.
Doug: ......Dick Mouth.