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"The Secret" - a recipe for nonsense

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"The Secret" - a recipe for nonsense

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A few weeks ago I was perusing a Barnes & Nobles book store for something to read when I came across a display for a new book called, "The Secret." My first thought was this is probably some sort of Scientology book in disguise. What a clever way to introduce Scientology to a new audience. I picked it up and scanned every inch of the book covers, front and back (or was it an audio book?) for any reference to Scientology or L. Ron Hubbard or any term I could link to that "religion." Nothing seemed to fit.So what is this "Secret?" Then, a few days later, while sitting in someone's office at work, I notice a pile of books on her desk. One of them is this new book, so now I have an opportunity to pick it up and learn more. Seeing I have an interest in learning about "The Secret" she takes the time to explain to me what she has gathered with a few minutes of reading.Apparently, if you simply want something bad enough it will happen. The power of the mind can actually control the environment and literally alter reality. Wow! This really is a secret. Someone should have told the millions of Jews this secret as they were marched into the gas chambers. Who would have known that all they had to do was want to live bad enough and things would have worked out for them!Yesterday the Associated Press had an article about The Secret that I found interesting. Here is a link if you want to read for yourself.
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Chris, For maximum effect, The Secret should be read while sitting in a pyramid-shaped enclosure and holding magic crystals. Good luck with that! George http://www.godlessinamerica.com"Godlessness is not about denying the existence of nonsensical beings. It is the starting point for living life without them."Godless in America by George A. Ricker
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The real secret is...If you tell people what they want to hear you can sell them any amount of B.S.Later Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a wellpreserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out,shouting..."Holy Crap...what a ride!"
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And if you tell them what they want to hear WHILE sitting in a pyramid you are will really do well.
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