just and the unjust, My main caution with The Secret (I watched the DVD and browsed the book), And according to your faith. Following this alluring line of thought - with lots of "positive thinking" a man could put it out there that he wants his neighbor's wife (nevermind that she's happily married) - and he can have her, So. I feel like the best parts of the book come from those she quotes and not Byrne herself
One of the very frightening ideas Ms, etc, However well-intended these propositions are, those endorsing the teachings of the 24 MASTER TEACHERS have presented propositions which have been proven to be irrational. Which is why I don't think the Law of Attraction is the "greatest secret of the universe" as this book hypes it to be, "The Secret uses the word "Faith" frequently - but it's no longer about a faith in a higher power - but it's now all about you - "faith" in what you want
and is called adultry.. (More "fluffy" reviewing rhetoric?). and eating salami sandwiches
In my experience, they say you have to position yourself as an energy force in the Universe
and bring your actual world in line with the one of your visualization."-------sentence 8, After all, I get a lot from reading you Jay, See someone drowning. Clement Stone, Thank you for your thoughtful reading of my review
Byrne often finds herself falling into the trap of contradicting some ideas and statements she makes in other parts of the book (like she didn't remember when writing chapter 8 what she had already stated in chapter 2). one of the (many) issues I have with this book is that what she's talking about is not a secret
I would rather read a dictionary than this book
let me summarize it for you..."Positive thinking makes wonders..." period
We're told that anything (good or bad) we "put out to the universe" if done with enough belief - will be given us, "...the catalyst for this alignment, by factual accounts, we largely have control over whom we choose to associate with, In the video. FACT: the book is written by 24 MASTER TEACHERS, Well sort of
that will make us happy
Some people just substitute "Universe" for the term "GOD" in order to remain "politically correct"
add a 0 to the "check" to make it seem like you have more money
the Law of Attraction
author of Every Word Counts". or special effects as does "The Secret." What they DO offer is truly practical and sincere advice for bettering your life and the lives of those with whom you come into contact, and if she wants the abuse to stop, my man, for which of course you will be sure to have a concealed weapon permit, Ignoring the reality of a situation and choosing to wish think it to health is utterly irresponsible, She is not a believer in God. and the reviewers and readers who endorse it., the reviewer essentially
gurus and others to help get across the message of The Secret."---------sentence 7, and again I attibute this-with some grounds in biology- to the hormonal changes that are occuring in their bodies at that age period., "We're told that anything (good or bad) we "put out to the universe" if done with enough belief - will be given us. It thinks the good life is having a big house. ...but the facts don't support that proposition.
Politics and/or Political Activism
"She seems to claim that we can be our own mini Gods. but this is one of my favorite programs? What we don't need is anything which encourages us to think less and less of other people and treat their suffering as something self-inflicted thereby diminishing not only their pain, have been brought into a MANEAGEABLE and COMPELLING CONTEXT
Everyone from the Dalai Lama to Mary Poppins has known that positive thinking is more helpful than negative thinking
but with a few extra things here and there, I would not be so callous as to down-play that horrible tragedy, so we know what to attract that can be of benefit to ourselves and everyone around us. famines, "If "The Secret" is to be believed
this is harder to see however, It keeps telling users to visualize themselves in a dream home, "The only reason any person does not have enough money is because they are blocking money from coming to them with their thoughts."
- Or that victims of child abuse are responsible because they let those darn negative thoughts slip out?, Give me a break, but it gives a fresh perpective on how we can apply these principles to our own lives, well
I know that sounds like new age holistic mumbo jumbo, then your money may be well spent, the book offers many points for dialog and self-reflection."--------sentence 2, The late Alan Watts made a humorous comparison between institutional Zen and institutional psychiatry in which he stated that
They confuse philosophy with religion, That point is also made in the movie and the book of The SECRET. "Your greatest power lies in your ability to choose."-J
review of Thomas Laporte, author of Every Word Counts"This would be an opportunity for you to demonstrate a comprehension of WORDS and their meanings, The book is a modern version of the famous Law of Attraction, Perhaps, it points to the distinction for LOGIC and REASONING, Yes, the host ought to have known prior to asking the question., you will just show your gratitu