Why You're Dumb, Sick & Broke...And How to Get Smart, Healthy & Rich!

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Overview

Shocking. Controversial. Brilliant.

Randy Gage has been dubbed "The Millionaire Messiah" because he believes it is a sin to be poor and you were born to be rich. His "Deepak Chopra meets Dennis Miller" style is bold, brash, but right on target if you want to know the secrets of success. He takes timeless universal truths and shows you how to apply them in today's complex world.

This book is not warmed-over, New Age mumbo-jumbo but scathing, ...

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Overview

Shocking. Controversial. Brilliant.

Randy Gage has been dubbed "The Millionaire Messiah" because he believes it is a sin to be poor and you were born to be rich. His "Deepak Chopra meets Dennis Miller" style is bold, brash, but right on target if you want to know the secrets of success. He takes timeless universal truths and shows you how to apply them in today's complex world.

This book is not warmed-over, New Age mumbo-jumbo but scathing, straight talk on what it really takes to wise up, get healthy, and get rich! Gage is controversial, politically incorrect, and not afraid to take on some of the most hallowed institutions of our day, from organized religion to government, pop culture to the food you eat.

This thought-provoking book will challenge your beliefs, confront your fears, and—if you are open to it—show you how to get smart, healthy, and rich!

Gage on:

The Late Pope:
"Like most religious leaders, his actions actually worked to keep his followers dumb, sick, and broke. He leaves behind a legacy of poverty, ignorance, and despair."

Governments:
". . . are corrupt by their very nature. Your government wants and needs you to be a worker drone in the collective support system in harvesting wealth from the productive people and distributing it to the unproductive—which solidifies their power base."

Selfishness:
"Your highest moral prerogative is your own happiness."

The American Diet:
"Ninety percent of what most of us eat on a daily basis is now 'fake food.'"

Religious Beliefs:
"Most people subscribe to the cosmic Santa Claus theory, believing in a God who is making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out who's naughty and nice."

The Movie Titanic:
"It panders to the fear-based, lack-centered, and limiting beliefs that most people have about money and success. Titanic programs you on many different levels that it is noble to be poor, rich people are immoral, and money is evil. And the more you liked that movie—the more subconscious lack programming you have. I think it's the most evil movie ever made."

People Whose Life Purpose Is to "Serve God":
"Ought to be in a straightjacket."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470049310
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/9/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 806,541
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

RANDY GAGE has been called a "Jedi Knight of Prosperity." He takes that role seriously, working to save the inhabitants of the universe from their worst enemy—themselves.
Of course, Gage has also been called arrogant, judgmental, and evil. But one thing is certain: his brash, outspoken, and straight-shooting advice produces solid results. Millions of people worldwide have thrown off limiting beliefs and achieved higher levels of success thanks to his advice.
A former high school dropout, Gage rose from a dishwasher in a pancake house to become a multimillionaire. Today, he is recognized as one of the world's preeminent experts on prosperity. For more than fifteen years, he has been helping other people transform self-limiting beliefs into business and personal success.
Gage is the author of Prosperity Mind, The 7 Spiritual Laws of Prosperity, 101 Keys to Your Prosperity, Accept Your Abundance, 37 Secrets About Prosperity, and How to Build a Multi-Level Money Machine. His books and other learning resources have been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Norwegian, Korean, German, Russian, Czech, Portuguese, Slovene, Macedonian, Croatian, Indonesian, and Dutch, among other languages.
Gage takes the conventional beliefs that money is bad, rich people are evil, and it's spiritual to be poor and positively detonates them in a flurry of opposing evidence. His own compelling journey of triumph over poverty, fear, and self-doubt demonstrates the true power of your mind to attract and maintain prosperity in your life.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Chapter 1 Memes and Manipulation: The Battle for Control of Your Mind 1

Chapter 2 Hope, Dope, and the Pope: The Battle for Control of Your Spirit 31

Chapter 3 Junk Food Junkies: The Battle for Control of Your Body 41

Chapter 4 Letting Go of Victimhood 53

Chapter 5 The Metaphysical Element of Getting Rich 69

Chapter 6 Creating Your Prosperity Mind-Set 81

Chapter 7 The Universal Laws that Govern Prosperity 97

Chapter 8 The Greatest Prosperity Secret 121

Chapter 9 The Merits of Selfishness 137

Chapter 10 Philosophy for a Prosperous Life 165

Chapter 11 Putting It All Together for Health, Happiness, and Prosperity 183

Resources 195

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2013

    Randy's Bigoted Rant

    If you want a slap in the face and be yelled at "Stop being a victim" then this book might be for you. Be warned, this is not your typical New Thought book and if you are trying to practice the law of attraction, do you want be exposed to drug addiction, attempted murder, prostitution and advice that your financial troubles could end by offer sexual enhancement products on your own website? While Gage quotes James Allen's As a Manth Thinketh, his bear yourself on the chest screaminh ''ME ME ME" is the polar opposite of Allen' annihilation of self. Eschew passion? No, Gage tells the reader to indulge. While Wallace Wattles in the classic Science of Getting Rich warned not to rail against the government, much of this book is Gage ranting that he and all of us are victims of government that taxes too much and tels us what to do. Gage assures the reader that a restaurant owner is perfecty within their rights to serve whoever they want and send packing whoever they do not want. The government, per Gage has trampled on these rights! Congratulations, Maurice Bessinger. Sorry, Rosa Parks. What a piece of swill. Gage similarly complains that the American With Disabilties Act was unnecessary because the private sector would have responded competitvely to the needs of the disabled. Anyone who was involved on either side of this legislation, including this reviewer, knows this would have never happened. Gage does make a couple good points in his bok on self esteem, but I wish I had found those points on a blog post snd not subject myself ti this 142 page rant.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    Excellent book for those who are open-minded and looking for change in their life!

    An excellent read, Randy Gage is awesome! Very direct about many subjects, he tells it how it is instead of what the majority wants to hear. This book is only for the open-minded, or at least those that wish to be .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2006

    Get 10 Copies of This Book

    I have bought many books in my life, but Randy Gage's 'Why You're Dumb, Sick and Broke' is the first time I ever bought a book with a parental advisory warning for explicit language. Gage does things a little differently than anyone else, which is something I quickly discovered when reading this book. This book is brash, to the point and filled with insight and inspiration. I thought that Gage presented his points in a well thought out manner that really took the establishment on head on. Many points presented in the book are in other personal development books. However, I don't know of any book that has all these points in one book. Even Gage himself admits in an interview that this is a combination of Think and Grow Rich, The Secret, Ayn Rand and several other books and cd's. A lot of it you have heard before, like if you say you are broke, then you will always be broke. However, I didn't realize how much the mainstream media and the political establishment are contributing to our negative, broke thoughts. Most frightening of all, I learned why the establishment needs us to be broke in order to keep their power. I am taking Randy's lead and watching less TV, especially the news. That's the worst of all! There is also a nice introduction to Libertarianism and the works of Ayn Rand. As a Libertarian myself, I was delighted to see this included in the book. With recent reports circulating about Britain on the verge of becoming a police state, this warning about big government couldn't have come at a more appropriate time. As expected, Randy does make a plug for MLM, but this is by no means an MLM book. The MLM plug is just a few short pages. However, it is still a nice resource for MLM people to use for third party credibility. He also mentioned real estate and information marketing as good businesses as well. I must be smart, healthy and rich, as I am already involved in all three. I found myself nodding in agreement to this book. I also found a lot of places where I was thinking, 'Oh, I'm not the only one who this this way. Why hasn't this been mentioned before in the press?' Other times, I thought, 'Oh my god, I am being really manipulated here.' While he was 'preaching to the choir' with me, I'm sure that many people with more 'mainstream' views will feel more challenged reading this book. Bottom line, if you love MLM get 10 copies of this book, if you support the Libertarians, get 10 copies of this book. If you are like me and love them both, get 25 copies. About the author Carlos Scarpero is the host of the Network Marketing Minute podcast and the creator of the Success Duplicator downline building system.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2006

    The best book ever on how to become rich!

    This new book from prosperity guru Randy Gage is shocking, controversial and will certainly shake up your beliefs about money, success and happiness. It¿s also flat-out brilliant. Gage opens with a look at ¿memes¿ which are mind viruses you get in your subconscious mind, that you don¿t even know are there. Gage takes on everything that can hold you back, and nothing is sacred. He reveals the insidious programming from advertising, general media, organized religion, and the government. From the late Pope John Paul II to popular movies, from fundamentalist preachers to politicians, Gage holds nothing back. Further chapters are on how to overcome ¿herd¿ thinking, eliminate limiting beliefs, and develop the millionaire mindset. My favorite is the chapter on how to live your life by the universal laws of prosperity. You may not agree with everything he says, but he will definitely get you to do some critical thinking. He makes a strong case for his points with example after example, and you¿ll frequently find yourself nodding along. His analogy of what would happen if castaways on an island developed a government should be required reading anyone serious about success. The book is written in a friendly conversational style, but Gage isn¿t afraid to get in your face either. This is much more than a fun, entertaining read. It definitely is a guidebook for manifesting health, happiness and prosperity.

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