Re: 100 quotes from "The Secret" (Law of Attraction)
Date: 10/31/2006 5:27:15 PM ( 11y ago ) Hits:12268
Holy crow -- is it really sweeping the world? Wow. Nothing wrong with any of the quotes...it's just...
Okay, I might be in the minority here, and I hope this isn’t entirely anti-PC, but I have to admit, I found that film excruciatingly maddening—almost impossible to watch (or listen to) in its overproduction. And of course having that response makes me feel “negative”,
so I sort of end up feeling manipulated to be liking the thing. To be honest, I couldn’t make it the whole way through.
These are very simple ideas after all, and all this hype about “the secret” (in the film) sort of reminds me of other stuff that’s been sweeping the world—even though this film appears to wear the cloak of good…or is that smoke
Anyone remember “shock and awe”? “ WMD’s”? Sorry to invoke the negative, in the midst of praise for the film...
In the spirit of sincere goodwill, ( meaning, with no intention to devalue any of the actual teaching being presented, which is free to all and sort of 'hiding in plain sight' ) here are two books I know of that explore the subject. (and there are many more. ) They might appeal to some who like me, maybe can't resonate with the delivery of that film.. and I think one can read the books again and again and always learn more. The first, I bought almost thirty years ago, from a Unity bookstore, and I just remembered it (on seeing Invincible’s post here). I ended up highlighting almost the whole text, in hot pink! It was one of those books that fell off the shelf, if you’re familiar with the idea of the “library angel”.
My copy was brown paper, like the proverbial bag, so you can imagine my aesthetic. Simple and spare. If you’re a bit like that, check it out.
And this one is one of those little books that can have a really enormous impact on you. Almost hokey, for being so simple, but that’s what this law is all about. Oh--But you’ll have to forgive the “man” bit—it’s been around for ages.