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About Oprah's Favorite Book

1. "I can't believe they sell this shit."


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2. "It's like the universe as a giant "Click here for a free iPod" banner ad."

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3. "You create your own reality!"

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4. "We can dictate what we want to come into our life, and with absolute certainty it will arrive."

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5. Sex Fail.

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6. From Wikipedia:

"The claims made by both the book and film have been highly controversial, and have been criticized by reviewers and readers in both traditional and web-based media. The book has also been heavily criticized by former believers and practitioners, with some going as far as claiming that The Secret was conceived by the author and that the only people generating wealth and happiness from it are the author and the publishers.

"Others assert The Secret offers false hope to those in true need of more conventional assistance in their lives. In 2007 Barbara Ehrenreich, an author and social critic, ridiculed the book's weight control advice to 'not observe' overweight people.

"According to the online magazine Religion Dispatches, [Secret author Rhonda] Byrne argued that natural disasters strike those 'on the same frequency as the event' and implied the 2006 tsunami victims could have spared themselves.

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See also: Our Favorite Oprah Moments.

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Comments welcome.



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Posted on May 19, 2011


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