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The Secret (2006)

by Rhonda Byrne

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Amazing, Interesting, Engaging, and definitely Thought Provoking. I can see why so many have read this book. The principle behind the secret makes sense. One of our favorites at home. ( )
  Mark_Oszoli | Nov 8, 2014 |
Let there be abundance.
Oh it's already there. ( )
  aeromaxtran | Sep 17, 2014 |
Esta obra procura trazer fragmentos de um segredo que segundo a autora, foram encontrados nas tradições orais, na literatura, nas religiões e filosofias ao longo dos séculos. Este livro busca reunir histórias reais e testemunhos de pessoas que transformaram profundamente suas vidas, seja na saúde, nas finanças, nos relacionamentos, na erradicação das doenças, superação de obstáculos e na conquista de metas consideradas impossíveis.
  melissa.gamador | Sep 4, 2014 |
I wish I could give this book a higher rating as it did have a good message, but the ideas here are a collection of those found elsewhere throughout history. The author isn't presenting something new and bold. I have read lots of religious, spiritual and new age books and already had heard of the 'secret' presented here. I know the book was extremely popular, but the fact that the secret really wasn't a secret makes me less inclined to give it a high mark. ( )
  Leena_Duncan | Aug 6, 2014 |
The basic idea was pretty good, the added hokiness got on my nerves. I listened to the audio & watched the damn movie to.
Its good to always try and stay positive and the method described is useful if you keep focused regularly.
But man the way she goes about putting her ideas...and if u sit through the audiobook. That music. Pandering.

Giving it 3 because I do believe that the basic idea is worth the result, though materialism is not something I would encourage or relate to, other than in the most simplest of senses. ( )
  JazMinderr | Jul 31, 2014 |
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“The Secret” is not really a book but a series of misquotations from historical figures and fraudulent maxims from no-count hucksters. And yet something in that gooey red waxy seal on the front of “The Secret,” and the book’s believe-in-magic glitter, takes me to a happy place.
 
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Als boven, zo beneden
Als binnen, zo buiten.

- Het tablet van smaragd, circa 3000 v. C.
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Opgedragen aan jou

Moge het geheim je hele bestaan vullen
met liefde en vreugde.

Dat is mijn intentie voor jou,
en voor de wereld.
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Een jaar geleden leek mijn wereld in te storten.
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tr bestaat een eeuwenoud Geheim: The Secret. Het werd gezocht, gevonden en weer verloren, het is gestolen en voor vee] geld doorverkocht. Tot nu tot-was kennis van dit Geheim voorbehouden aan een kleine kring van ingewijden, Plato, Galiieo en Einstein kenden The Secret, net als de succesvolste uitvinders, denkers en ondernemers in de geschiedenis. Dat juist zij de wereld konden veranderen is geen toeval... ; '.->" '. ''':. ":"?" •• -/f./*.*
Zij begrepen dat, net zoals er atoomkracht schuilt in een korrel zand, er " ook in ieder van ons een ontzagwekkend vermogen schuilt - een verborgen; kracht waarmee je wensen werkelijkheid kunnen worden. Oude en moderne meesters onthullen in dit boek hoe zij The Secret hebben ontvangen en toegepast in hun leven. Hoe zij alle tegenslagen konden overwinnen en rijkdom en succes verwerven die ze niet voor mogelijk hadden gehouden.
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Zij willen dit Geheim nu delen met jou.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 074356619X, Audio CD)

YOU HOLD IN YOUR HANDS A GREAT SECRET.

It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, and bought for vast sums of money. Fragments of this Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. It has been understood by some of the most prominent people in history: Plato, Galileo, Beethoven, Edison, Carnegie, and Einstein, along with other renowned inventors, theologians, scientists, and great thinkers.

For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life transforming for all who experience it.

In this audiobook you will discover The Secret . . . and you will learn how to have, do, or be anything you want. You will learn how to use The Secret in every single area of your life. You will hear from modern-day teachers -- men and women who have used The Secret to achieve health, prosperity, relationships and happiness. They share their incredible stories of using The Secret to eradicate disease, acquire massive wealth, overcome obstacles, and achieve what many would regard as impossible. Through them, you will begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that is within you, and the true magnificence that awaits you in life.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:28:31 -0400)

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Argues that The Secret, a way of thinking, has been found in oral traditions throughout history and that by understanding it and using it in every aspect of life, money, health, and happiness will follow.

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