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Beyond the Secret: The Definitive Unauthorized Guide to the Secret

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Based on a best-selling documentary film of the same name, this books presents the "Law of Attraction," which, according to the tagline, "has traveled through centuries to reach you."

By synthesizing "how to get rich" ideas from classic self-help books by Wallace D. Wattles (The Science of Getting Rich), Napoleon Hill (Think and Grow Rich!), and Charles Haanel (The Master Key System) with twenty-five modern-day self-improvement gurus like Jack Canfield, Bob Proctor, Michael Bernard Beckwith, James Ray, Lisa Nichols, and Joe Vitale, author Rhonda Byrne and her team have created an almost alchemically rich and compelling promise.

They claim that "The Secret" was discovered by such historical luminaries as Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Napoleon, Hugo, Beethoven, Newton, Edison, and Einstein; that "The Secret" has existed in fragments in religions, philosophies, and oral traditions for centuries . . . but only now has it all been put together. "The Secret is everything you have dreamed of . . . and is beyond your wildest dreams," trumpet the marketing materials. Could it really be true, or is it just a new spin on the very old (and decidedly not secret) "the power of positive thinking" wedded to "ask and you shall receive"?

Alexandra Bruce goes behind the scenes to investigate the phenomenon, from its roots in Australia to the sales bonanza that has seen creator Rhonda Byrne become the most successful debut author in memory. Bruce takes a hard but fair look at the "teachers" featured in The Secret and the "Law of Attraction" that is the central theme. To truly understand the significance of The Secret, perspective is needed. Beyond The Secret delivers that and much more.

Synopsis:

"The Secret" is the biggest self-help phenomenon since Dale Carnegie - this books explains why

Synopsis:

Based on a best-selling documentary film of the same name, this books presents the "Law of Attraction," which, according to the tagline, "has traveled through centuries to reach you."

By synthesizing "how to get rich" ideas from classic self-help books by Wallace D. Wattles (The Science of Getting Rich), Napoleon Hill (Think and Grow Rich!), and Charles Haanel (The Master Key System) with twenty-five modern-day self-improvement gurus like Jack Canfield, Bob Proctor, Michael Bernard Beckwith, James Ray, Lisa Nichols, and Joe Vitale, author Rhonda Byrne and her team have created an almost alchemically rich and compelling promise.

They claim that "The Secret" was discovered by such historical luminaries as Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Napoleon, Hugo, Beethoven, Newton, Edison, and Einstein; that "The Secret" has existed in fragments in religions, philosophies, and oral traditions for centuries . . . but only now has it all been put together. "The Secret is everything you have dreamed of . . . and is beyond your wildest dreams," trumpet the marketing materials. Could it really be true, or is it just a new spin on the very old (and decidedly not secret) "the power of positive thinking" wedded to "ask and you shall receive"?

Alexandra Bruce goes behind the scenes to investigate the phenomenon, from its roots in Australia to the sales bonanza that has seen creator Rhonda Byrne become the most successful debut author in memory. Bruce takes a hard but fair look at the "teachers" featured in The Secret and the "Law of Attraction" that is the central theme. To truly understand the significance of The Secret, perspective is needed. Beyond The Secret delivers that and much more.

About the Author

Alexandra Bruce's articles on urban legends, metaphysical and quantum physics themes have been published in Paranoia Magazine, Steamshovel Press, Borderland Sciences and Disinfo.com. She is the author of Beyond The Bleep: The Definitive Unauthorized Guide To 'What The Bleep Do We Know!?' and Beyond The Secret: The Definitive Unauthorized Guide To 'The Secret'.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932857931
Author:
Bruce, Alexandra
Publisher:
Disinformation Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
New Age (Self Help)
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
beyond the secret, self-help, the law of attraction, new age, religion, philosophy, da vinci, plato, historical luminaries
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Disinformation Movie and Book Guides
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in

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"The Secret" is the biggest self-help phenomenon since Dale Carnegie - this books explains why
"Synopsis" by , Based on a best-selling documentary film of the same name, this books presents the "Law of Attraction," which, according to the tagline, "has traveled through centuries to reach you."

By synthesizing "how to get rich" ideas from classic self-help books by Wallace D. Wattles (The Science of Getting Rich), Napoleon Hill (Think and Grow Rich!), and Charles Haanel (The Master Key System) with twenty-five modern-day self-improvement gurus like Jack Canfield, Bob Proctor, Michael Bernard Beckwith, James Ray, Lisa Nichols, and Joe Vitale, author Rhonda Byrne and her team have created an almost alchemically rich and compelling promise.

They claim that "The Secret" was discovered by such historical luminaries as Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Napoleon, Hugo, Beethoven, Newton, Edison, and Einstein; that "The Secret" has existed in fragments in religions, philosophies, and oral traditions for centuries . . . but only now has it all been put together. "The Secret is everything you have dreamed of . . . and is beyond your wildest dreams," trumpet the marketing materials. Could it really be true, or is it just a new spin on the very old (and decidedly not secret) "the power of positive thinking" wedded to "ask and you shall receive"?

Alexandra Bruce goes behind the scenes to investigate the phenomenon, from its roots in Australia to the sales bonanza that has seen creator Rhonda Byrne become the most successful debut author in memory. Bruce takes a hard but fair look at the "teachers" featured in The Secret and the "Law of Attraction" that is the central theme. To truly understand the significance of The Secret, perspective is needed. Beyond The Secret delivers that and much more.

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