Power Vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior

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Hay House, Inc, 2014 - Self-Help - 412 pages
Imagine—what if you had access to a simple yes-or-no answer to any question you wished to ask? A demonstrably true answer. Any question . . . think about it. from the Foreword
We think we live by forces we control, but in fact we are governed by power from unrevealed sources, power over which we have no control. from the author's Preface
The universe holds its breath as we choose, instant by instant, which pathway to follow; for the universe, the very essence of life itself, is highly conscious. Every act, thought, and choice adds to a permanent mosaic; our decisions ripple through the universe of consciousness to affect the lives of all.from Power vs. Force
“[A] beautiful gift of writing . . . [You] spread joy, love, and compassion through what you write. The fruit of these three is peace, as you know . . .”— Mother Teresa
“. . . particularly timely . . . a significant contribution to understanding and dealing with the problems we face today.”— Lee Iacocca
“I especially appreciate [the] research and presentation on the attractor patterns of business . . .”— Sam Walton
“Overwhelming! A masterpiece! A lifetime work!”Sheldon Deal, President, International College of Applied Kinesiology
 

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Contents

Original Foreword
xiii
Original Preface
xxi
New Foreword
xxxii
New Preface
xlvii
Introduction
xlix
Tools
57
Critical Advances in Knowledge
59
History and Methodology
73
Power and Sports
193
Social Power and the Human Spirit
201
Power in the Arts
211
Genius and the Power of Creativity
217
Surviving Success
225
The Database of Consciousness
247
The Evolution of Consciousness
255
The Study of Pure Consciousness
269

Test Results and Interpretation
89
Levels of Human Consciousness
97
Social Distribution of Consciousness Levels
117
New Horizons in Research
125
Everyday Critical Point Analysis
137
The Source of Power
153
Work
165
Power Patterns in Human Attitudes
167
Power in Politics
173
Power in the Marketplace
183
Spiritual Struggle
281
The Search for Truth
291
Resolution
307
Appendices
315
References
333
End tes
349
Glossary
367
About the Author
377
Index
395
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About the author (2014)

David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of the Institute for Spiritual Research, Inc. He is a widely known authority within the field of consciousness research. He writes and teaches from the unique perspective of an experienced clinician, scientist, and teacher. He has been honored worldwide with many titles. His background is detailed in Who's Who in the World. Dr. Hawkins has lectured widely at universities including Harvard and Oxford and also to spiritual groups from Westminster Abbey and Notre Dame to Catholic, Protestant, and Buddhist monasteries. His life is devoted to the upliftment of mankind. His spiritual evolution is briefly recounted in the “About the Author” summary at the conclusion of this book.

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