I love the main review of Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret on Amazon. I can’t tell if it’s for real – it’s satire, right? Judge for yourself. Please allow me to share with you how “The Secret” changed my life and in a very real and substantive way allowed me to overcome a severe crisis in Read more…

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My name’s Jules, and I’m not an alcoholic. But I did meet a friend of mine last night who is a recovering alcoholic, and talking to him about Alcoholics Anonymous made me think about this fascinating movement, and the key role its played in the history of self-help and mental health over the last 75 Read more…

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This week, the stock market collapsed, the US government almost defaulted, the euro teetered, and – worst of all – the Beefeaters got accused of growing dope at the Tower of London. I mean…seriously folks….I knew things were bad, but growing dope at the Tower? It’s high treason! Thank you. I’ll be here all week. Read more…

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A key function of the state is to protect its citizens, particularly its weakest members – the sick, the elderly and children. And one of the challenges of the Big Society, which is seeking to replace the state provision of services with non-governmental service providers, is how to ensure these non-governmental service providers are abiding Read more…

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Psst! Want to hear…The Secret? Once you know it, you’ll become instantly successful, rich and powerful. So you want to know it? OK, first pay me $10, then I’ll tell you. Thanks. Alright, so what’s The Secret? It’s simple…Just tell everyone you know The Secret, and then charge them for it. That’s what Rhonda Byrne Read more…

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