Fame, Fortune, and Ambition: What Is the Real Meaning of Success?

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Fame, Fortune, and Ambition examines the symptoms and psychology of preoccupations with money and celebrity. Where does greed come from? Do values like competitiveness and ambition have a place in bringing innovation and positive change? Why do celebrities and the wealthy seem to have so much influence in the world? Is it true that money can't buy happiness? These questions are tackled with a perspective that is thought-provoking, surprising, and particularly relevant to our ...

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Overview

Fame, Fortune, and Ambition examines the symptoms and psychology of preoccupations with money and celebrity. Where does greed come from? Do values like competitiveness and ambition have a place in bringing innovation and positive change? Why do celebrities and the wealthy seem to have so much influence in the world? Is it true that money can't buy happiness? These questions are tackled with a perspective that is thought-provoking, surprising, and particularly relevant to our troubled economic times.

Fame, Fortune, arid Ambition includes an original talk by Osho on DVD. This visual component enables the reader to experience the direct wisdom and humor of Osho straight from the source.

The Osho Life Essentials series focuses on the most important questions that arise in the life of the individual. Each volume contains timeless and always contemporary investigations and discussions of the questions vital to our personal search for meaning and purpose, focusing on questions specific to our inner life and quality of existence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312595449
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 4/13/2010
  • Series: Osho Life Essentials Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 360,228
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Osho is one of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Known for his revolutionary contribution to the science of inner transformation, the influence of his teachings continues to grow, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world. He is the author of many books, including Love, Freedom, Aloneness; The Book of Secrets; and Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Success Is in the Eye of the Beholder 5

2 Neither Here nor There 37

3 Money Can't Buy You Love 73

4 Dreams and Realties 106

5 Lofty Ambitions 146

Epilogue 194

About the Author 199

Osho International Meditation Resort 201

For More Information 203

About the DVD 205

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