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By Sarah Ban Breathnach, Michael Segell

Author note: Edited by means of Michael Segell
Publish 12 months note: First released June 4th 2000
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Sarah Ban Breathnach desired to supply males an analogous reflective booklet that she provided girls in basic Abundance. but, she additionally knew that she wanted a guy to aid her characterize an real male adventure, a ebook that mined underneath the "Men Are from Mars" stereotypes and "Iron John" expectancies. So she joined forces with Michael Segell, former "Men's Mind" columnist for Esquire and writer of Standup Guy. From there, the duo collected those contemplative, funny, and mature essays written by means of a various sampling of fellows, together with a backwoods hermit, mystical rabbi, and global popular rock star.

Segell writes the poignant introductions to the essays whereas Ban Breathnach inserts her own responses on the finish of rather provocative essays. now and then she feels like an outsider in a "boy's only" tree citadel membership, her reviews sounding misplaced inside those deepest moments of male bonding. but she forces readers, women and men alike, to recognize the female in the male event, a lofty target that we have a tendency to withstand. individuals comprise Sting, who talks concerning the distinction among thrill looking and danger taking in "Let Your Soul Be Your Rookie." event author Tim Cahill writes approximately "The Bravest factor I Ever Did"--face his panic illness as his vomited his manner via an un-aired tv interview. And Thomas Moore speaks to the ecstasy of melding spirituality and sexuality. --Gail Hudson

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All these theories offer assertions which, like dogmas, usually cannot be verified. Or in any case they cannot be verified by the means available to us. Then methods and ways of self-development are suggested which are said to lead to a state in which their assertions can be verified. There can be no objection to this in principle. But the consistent practice of these methods may lead the overzealous seeker to highly undesirable results. A man who accepts occult theories and believes himself knowledgeable in this sphere will not be able to resist the temptation to put into practice the knowledge of the methods he has gained in his research, that is, he will pass from knowledge to action.

It is, of course, all nonsense. He can go to hell. . Soon they will put him into a straitjacket. It will serve him right. " Occultists, do you appreciate the argument of this author of one of the textbooks on psychodevelopment? In this case, it is possible that somebody might accidentally learn something, for often a man, though ignorant himself, can speak with curious correctness about various things, without knowing how he does it. At the same time, of course, he also talks such nonsense that any truths he may have expressed are completely buried and it is utterly impossible to dig the pearl of truth out of the muckheap of every kind of nonsense.

Therefore, in spite of my strong desire to look through all the diagrams and numbers once more, I decided to give my head a rest, to use Mr. Gurdjieff's expression, and sat with closed eyes trying not to think of anything. But the thoughts arose in spite of my will, and I attempted to drive them out. In about twenty minutes, A. " I had no time to answer him when the voice of Mr. " Then, lifting the carpet which hung over the door, he came in. Taking the same place and attitude as before, he turned toward me.

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