The Law of Attraction

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The Law of Attraction

Postby Geoff » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:38 am

by Jerry and Ester Hicks.

This was published the same year as The Secret - 2006 - and I gather it was probably because there was a bit of falling out with Rhonda Byrne. So now doubt they wanted to get their "Law of Attraction" out first.

It an easy book to read. And at some levels extremely good. But my eyes raised when I read that the Law of Attraction is the number one spiritual Law in our material universe. I think they go further, and claim in all the Universes, but heck lets stick with what we know. I had not thought what might be the absolute to Law in our Universe, but I think its the Law of Free Will. If someone wants to kill you, they can. The question to be answered is whether you always draw that to you, as a result of either deliberate or default thoughts.

To answer that is hard, because we only know about our own lives. But suppose a bit. Suppose a family is in a car, mom, dad three kids including a baby. They get wiped out by a truck driver who has not stopped for 16 hours. Now, whose LOA is this? Its way too far fetched to conclude the baby has a death wish at this point. Never mind having to have a whole family in on the same LOA. Same thing for an earthquake or tsunami. Can't tell me all those folks had a LOA event going. Yeah I know Gaia is taking huge strain over our collective ugliness, but you can't sheet that home to one city, or even country. New Zealand is a pretty laid back lovely country, but its on a big fault zone. Its going to get stuff, same as Japan.

Then too, I am 100% sure we would have what might be called the Law of Random Events. Yeah a lot of times its not a coincidence, and the LOA is doing stuff. But this world is all about surprises, in my view, where the next one is not. If its all LOA, I don't see you getting exposed to something you would not have chosen to occur.

There you can read this:

"Now, in comparison with humans, the beings furthest from perfection, human will and the power to manifest God's will, is attenuated to a safe level whereby only those more perfected desires are made manifest in varying degrees of God's Will. For example: It would be dangerous for immature minds to have any desire made manifest because of the deconstructive nature of man's selfish ego-driven will -- the power to destroy his enemies or the power to live a life of unearned ease and leisure, which in and of itself, would bring extinction to the human race.


In short, spiritually more advanced folks can create better than us. And this also sums up another thing I did not like. Somewhere Abraham says that we should be spending our time enjoying the fruits of creation, not achieving the creation. Certainly there are no conditions put on materializing all the things you might imagine by Abraham. He absolutely says - go wild. But what does the Circle of Seven say: It would be dangerous for immature minds to have any desire made manifest because of the deconstructive nature of man's selfish ego-driven will -- the power to destroy his enemies or the power to live a life of unearned ease and leisure, which in and of itself, would bring extinction to the human race.

Are these huge big criticisms? No, just that the book is either deliberately simplified to make it more attractive, or the group that delivered it are not at the same level of advancement as the Circle of Seven.

And in their defense, although I think its a bit understated, they do refer to the Inner Spirit, and do tell us that we must seek to get a positive emotional response from this, before going ahead with manifesting. In short that means making sure what you manifest is actually God's Will. And if you do that, you can't go wrong. So I guess if you did not miss that point, its on the money.

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Geoff
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