One Simple Idea
How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern LifeBook - 2014
" Mitch Horowitz has written a powerful, perceptive, and enlightening testament to the idea that a single thought can change the world. One Simple Idea is simply a brilliant book."" Deepak Chopra, M.D. This wonderfully inspirational book is filled with both practical and philosophical ideas that will help transform even the most fearful and distracted among us. Ken Burns Serious skeptics, true believers, and seekers of every stripe will want to read Mitch Horowitz's vibrant, probing, and richly researched account of the impact of the positive-thinking movement on every aspect of American life today. Filled with a cast of remarkable characters and many lively tales , One Simple Idea is a readable, responsible examination of the limits and possibilities of mind-power as a source of constructive transformation. Judith Viorst I am not exaggerating - and I know about hype. This really is a superb contribution to intellectual history. It helps anyone understand the social context and origins of the American mentality. A really delightful contribution to the study of religion and to social history. Raymond A. Moody, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., author of Life After Life
Published: New York :, Crown Publishers,, 
Edition: First Edition.
Branch Call Number: 150.1988 HOR
Characteristics: 338 pages ;,25 cm
Alternative Title: 1 simple idea