You see the bucket list trend everywhere, but is it really a good idea?
Dr. Wayne Dyer's books and lectures have inspired millions, including me, but does this spiritual autobiography show us that something might have gone wrong?
Sure, some people stay in the place of their birth, but most move on, many more than once. Going home, looking closely at Binghamton after decades away, showed me Thomas Wolfe wasn't wrong.
The only questions now revolve around our willingness of the mounting evidence that it's real and what it means.
What happened to small town America and its values? Each struggling community has its story. Binghamton's is typical.
Is it possible that Bruce Lipton has unlocked the secrets that will allow us to consciously control or genes along with all the personal characteristics, diseases and social factors that go with it?
Who owns America? Depends on what you call ownership? Sadly, it doesn't seem to be you and me as we were always told.
For a man who lived so public a life, Jerry Hicks kept a lot secret and further confused things by not quite telling the truth about more. He was a convincing salesman.
Esther and Jerry Hicks claim this is the first book "Abraham" channeled through Esther, although there were at least two previously. It details their basic philosophy.
Did a group of 100 nonphysical beings take over Esther Hicks, force her to write a book, then stay with her through a 25 year history of stage acts? You decide.
Even the best-constructed fantasy world can have the roof blown off. Do you build another one or pretend it just didn't happen?
The charmed life ended and so did most of the charisma. Why?
There's a fine line between the a religious community and a cult. Does Esther Hicks cross it with Abraham?
Esther Hicks claims that a congress of about 100 "nonphysical entities" fill her head with "blocks of thought," which she then interprets for followers. Could a resource inspired by God be so wrong?
Jerry and Esther Hicks have drawn millions to learn from the teachings of Abraham, doubtless to the benefit of many, if certainly not all. But is it all a sham performance, a stunt to make money?
More than the mass media wants you to believe, most hippies had a coherent philosophy tuned into freedom and love for life.
Esther Hicks gained a following through the "law of attraction" based Teachings of Abraham. But she sometimes wanders so far out on the range, her source of insight seems absurd.