I don't know if I trust his take on anything anymore after I saw him repeatedly say that Vedanta and Buddhism were the same thing in different words.
He really made a point to get this message across in his lecture with Deepak Chopra.
ALTHOUGH, I just watched it and I really liked this video.
"Use what seems like poison as medicine. We can use our personal suffering as the path to compassion for all beings." Pema Chodron