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What If?: The Challenge of Self-Realization

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7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

A Very Personal Look At Yourself - This Book is Mind Blowing!

What If? is an experience in and of itself! By participating in the many thought experiments included in this book, I experienced myself from the inside out--and I was totally amazed and stunned at what I found! Of all the books that I have read in the self-help arena, ...
What If? is an experience in and of itself! By participating in the many thought experiments included in this book, I experienced myself from the inside out--and I was totally amazed and stunned at what I found! Of all the books that I have read in the self-help arena, this one has had the greatest impact. This is a vital book if you are truly interested in beginning the journey of answering the age old question: Who am I? But be warned, this book will challenge you in ways you have not been challenged before. If you are up to the challenge, then you will never look back. This is a MUST READ!

posted by meisma on March 1, 2011

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

What If leaves us hanging a bit

The book What If intrigued me...especially since I use those words as things to stay away from as a general rule (for those of us who deal with anxiety).
I thought the book had some really interesting information, and made some great points. But, it was just a series o...
The book What If intrigued me...especially since I use those words as things to stay away from as a general rule (for those of us who deal with anxiety).
I thought the book had some really interesting information, and made some great points. But, it was just a series of teasers. Nothing went to deep or too far. Moving onto the next What If subject. It is a book that does make you think, and I can certainly appreciate that. I would have liked to have seen a little deeper into each thought before it moved on, however. Overall, it's a nice book, but nothing earth shattering.

posted by EmilyAFrancis on October 9, 2011

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  • Posted July 8, 2011

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    A Journey to Self Discovering

    'What If' By Eldon Taylor, is an interesting book that is a clear and to the point guide for examining your thoughts and consciousness by challenging you to examine other alternatives and scenarios looking at a situation from a different vantage point.

    This is a Self-Realization journey where the author suggests a circumstance in each chapter then asks questions inviting the reader to examine their familiar assumptions which may cause them to relinquish old set patterns of belief systems and become aware of contradictory conviction they may be holding on to in their thought process.

    I had expected something entirely different when I began to read this book and at first I was afraid I was going to be disappointed but soon saw the value of the process this book offered.

    The situations presented in each chapter are interesting and thought provoking. Through each chapter I learned to examine my thoughts and beliefs and was pleasantly surprised one day when I viewed a certain incident and immediately challenged my own thoughts and saw how it was in contradiction to my emotions and reactions to the incident.

    This is a journey of discovering to who you really are and change thoughts that have been programmed into you by your culture or through society's standards.

    Those that are ready to take a trip to self detection and to learn to do your own thinking will greatly appreciate this book.


    As part of the FTC disclaimer rules I am making you aware that
    I received this book for free from Hay House Publishing for this review. The opinion in this review is unbiased and reflects my honest judgment of the book.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 23, 2011

    Life lessons

    I enjoyed this book although it was a bit disturbing and made me feel angry at times. But it also made me think about alot of other things that we call Life...good book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 20, 2012

    Scourge

    Can bloodclan join this clan?

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 19, 2011

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