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Power vs. Force Audiobook

Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior

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Publisher's Summary

The publication of Power vs. Force by Sir David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., reveals to the general public secret information heretofore only shared by the author with certain Nobelists and world leaders.

Analyzing the basic nature of human thought and consciousness itself, the author makes available to everyone the key to penetrating the last barrier to the advancement of civilization and science and resolving the most crucial of all human dilemmas: how to instantly determine the truth or falsehood of any statement or supposed fact.

All human endeavors have the common goal of understanding or influencing human experience. To this end, man has developed numerous descriptive and analytical disciplines: morality, philosophy, psychology, and so on. Regardless of what branch of inquiry one starts from (philosophy, political theory, theology) all avenues of investigation eventually converge at a common meeting point: the quest for an organized understanding of the nature of pure consciousness.

To explain that which is simple can be difficult indeed. Much of this book is devoted to the process of making the simple obvious. If we can understand even one simple thing in depth, we will have greatly expanded our capacity for comprehending the nature of the universe and life itself.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

© and (P)2006 The Institute for Spiritual Research, Inc., dba Veritas Publishing

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    Eric TEMPE, AZ, United States 06-02-12
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    "One of the book for self realization"

    This book is a core foundation towards helping people understand other books on self improvement/realization. It is as great as they say it is. Narration becomes acceptable as u go on.

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    MariaOh Seattle, WA 05-30-12
    MariaOh Seattle, WA 05-30-12 Member Since 2014

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    "Poor narration makes this a hard listen"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Although the content was compelling, with all due respect to the author, his narration made it a hard listen.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    N/A


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Dr. David R. Hawkins?

    The woman who prefaced all the chapters in the book was way better than the narrator.


    Was Power vs. Force worth the listening time?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    The narration was so bad I bought a digital copy of the book and will be reading it on my kindle instead.

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    Amazon Customer 04-15-12 Listener Since 2005
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    What did you like best about Power vs. Force? What did you like least?

    Audible, you are responsible for allowing this poorly narrated book to be released on your site. I want my money back!


    What could Dr. David R. Hawkins have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Dr Hawkins should have hired a professional narrator.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    There were so many slurred words and mispronunciations it was difficult to concentrate on the content.


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    Joy 04-03-12
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    "A must read for every human being!"

    The content is inspiring, eye-opening, informative and life-changing. It brings a shining perspective to living.

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    Deborah 04-03-12
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    "I love this book!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Power vs. Force to be better than the print version?

    Despite some negative comments about the narration I bought this book and I love David Hawkin's narration. Everybody needs to read this book - we can all raise the consciousness of this pitiful planet.


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    Kathryn J Patterson-Gray 03-26-12 Listener Since 2010
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    "Amazing content! :)"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. The content can benefit all of us. We can't help but become better people by just reading (listening) to this book.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    The narration sounded a bit


    Any additional comments?

    The best part is that I found out at the end, it's the first book of a trilogy. :)

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    Sharon Raanana, Israel 02-07-12
    Sharon Raanana, Israel 02-07-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Interesting content ruined by bad performance"
    What did you like best about Power vs. Force? What did you like least?

    It is a pity that a book that has such an interesting subject was read by the author himself instead of a professional reader.
    He had a monotonous voice and slurred his words and as a result I couldn't listen to it till the end.
    Instead I looked at the book itself.
    The idea behind some of the book was explained in a far more interesting way by Dr. Wayne Dyer in His book


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Dr. David R. Hawkins?

    Dr Wayne Dyer or someone else who can read well


    Do you think Power vs. Force needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    If new research shows relevant additional information I think there should be a follow up book


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    Em Melbourne, Australia 02-02-12
    Em Melbourne, Australia 02-02-12
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    "Inspirational!"
    If you could sum up Power vs. Force in three words, what would they be?

    deep and meaningful


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    thinking about everyday emotions in terms of their power over individuaals and how they resonate between people


    What aspect of Dr. David R. Hawkins’s performance would you have changed?

    he speaks TOO FAST!!!! Way too fast!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Neither laugh or cry, but it was inspirational and absorbing.


    Any additional comments?

    highly recommended, even if you have to listen to it repeatedly - or at half speed.

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    CAROL LANCASTER, CA, United States 12-28-11
    CAROL LANCASTER, CA, United States 12-28-11 Member Since 2009
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    "Fascinating!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Power vs. Force to be better than the print version?

    The audio version was wonderful but I am happy that I also have the electronic version so that I can more easily review lists and charts.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    The book was so interesting that I wanted to read it in one sitting and I am now a better person after reading it.


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    thompson Marietta, GA, United States 09-16-11
    thompson Marietta, GA, United States 09-16-11 Member Since 2016
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    "Everybody should listen to this book"

    Today our society is cluttered with trivial pointless noise throughout our day to day lives that distracts most of us from obtaining knowledge of truth, and the things that are of true substance and nourishment for our minds. The ideas, and concepts discussed were fascinating and I feel that every person could benefit from them. Despite the fact that it is not narrated by Morgan Freeman or James Earl Jones this book has beneficial information and terrific food for thought. Don't judge a book by it cover, or a audible book by its narrator. Give it a fair shake, and get past the first 45 minutes which is the introductory to the principles and concepts discussed throughout the book.

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