My Response to ‘The Secret’

In 2006, an unknown woman was instrumental in creating and releasing a little documentary titled “The Secret.” Its fame grew rapidly through unconventional avenues until it achieved massive worldwide impact. Now, in 2020, a sequel to this documentary is being released in movie form titled: “The Secret: Dare to Dream.”

The release of the new movie reminded Audrey of how deeply she had been impacted by the original version in 2006. She decided to returned to it and reviewed its teachings from the new place she finds herself in 15 years later. As she studied it, she was struck by how much she agreed with what was taught–but she was also surprised by how much she argued with it as well. 

In this podcast, Audrey shares what she loved and hated most in this documentary and why. She shares her perspective, after 20 years of studying history and learning from the world’s greatest philosophers and thinkers, what she believes to be true and false in this movie and why. Then she goes on to share key pieces she believes are missing  and why their absence in discussing the law of attraction and envisioning can be so detrimental

She hopes, through analyzing this documentary, that she can help others on the mission path to look more critically at what is being taught about how we can create the lives we want. She encourages everyone to consider more closely what ideas and principles they adopt.  Most of all, she hopes that this podcast will empower everyone to better understand how to move forward in their own mission.

Listener’s Guide:

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2:00     An Overview of The Secret
5:50     Infinite power and Natural Law
6:32     The basic premise of The Secret
8:48     Thoughts on positive thinking
9:27      Why Audrey is responding
11:20    Is “the secret” like  a genie in a bottle?
13:20    What is missing and cosmic humanism
Are all desires of equal value?
20:00   Where does God fit in?
21:58    Service and sacrifice

Quotes from this episode:

Creation is always happening. ~’The Secret’

“Positive thoughts are 100x more powerful than negative ones.” ~’The Secret’

“You are the Michelangelo of your own life. The David you are sculpting is you.” ~Joe Vitale

You’re getting what you’re feeling about.” ~’The Secret’

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive, it can achieve.”~W. Clement Stone

“I could not allow anything to come in to my mind that would distract me from my goal and my vision.” ~Morris E. Goodman, ‘The Miracle Man’

“The idea that all desires are equal is simply not a true principle.” ~Audrey Rindlisbacher

“The universe is abundant.  We are meant to be happy and fulfilled, but we are here to learn and grow. Sometimes that includes suffering and sacrifice.” ~Audrey Rindlisbacher

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