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Thoughts Are Things Audiobook

Thoughts Are Things: The Owner's Manual for the Human Condition

Prentice Mulford was a New Age thinker long before the term was coined. In the 1880s he foresaw the Internet, world-wide air travel and many other future realities. In this work we have taken many of the concepts from his various books and put them into one book. His unique and direct style allows for our exploration of the most perplexing aspects of what it means to be a spiritual entity living with and through a material body. This is the owners manual for the human condition.
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Prentice Mulford was a New Age thinker long before the term was coined. In the 1880s he foresaw the Internet, world-wide air travel and many other future realities. In this work we have taken many of the concepts from his various books and put them into one book. His unique and direct style allows for our exploration of the most perplexing aspects of what it means to be a spiritual entity living with and through a material body. This is the owners manual for the human condition.

Public Domain (P)2008 Lumos Publications Inc.

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    "Finally A Comprehensive Teaching on Thought"

    The perfect teaching on the evolution and futuristic expansion of thoughts... Worth the investment!!!

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    susan jones 02-27-15
    susan jones 02-27-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Great!"

    Very important to be aware of these forces, our thoughts.
    We all need to hear this over and over.
    This book expanded my awareness.
    I already knew thoughts are things, but now I really get it.

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    Diana 01-22-14
    Diana 01-22-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Spiritual body in a physical, OBE, dimensions +++"

    The narration of these ideas was pleasant, positive and brisk.

    This is a compilation of "wisdoms" on a variety of spiritual topics. Some other reviews focused on the power of positive thinking, the effects of negative thoughts, thus I bought this audio book to learn more about thoughts, the mind, and the effect of our thoughts.

    This author's books came out about 100 years ago, so I wasn't expecting any coverage on the topics of Out-of-Body travel (or astral travel), on dimensions, the higher self, of the concept of the current body only being the latest in a long line of numerous physical experiences (not just human), on the power of the focused evolved mind to manifest physical items or even to temporarily manifest a physical body. It was a pleasant surprise to hear this author speak of these experiences.

    These are topics that are also mentioned in contemporary books, especially as in the third of Robert Monroe's trilogy of books, The Ultimate Journey. Other contemporary authors that also mention similar ideas, definitions, wisdoms, or descriptions are Tom Campbell, William Buhlman, Robert Bruce, Marilynn Hughes, Jurgen Ziewe, Kurt Leland, and a multitude of others who are direct experiencers of out of body explorations.

    To see different authors write of the same things they have experienced or have come to understand in the non-physical, seems to be a second, third, etc witness.

    Prentice Mulford had these same experiences over 100 years ago, and as with the other authors mentioned above, came back to describe for other humans how the System works, why we are here, how to make this human experience, this lifetime, better and more worthwhile. He set down many bits of wisdom in order to help people. But, as he said in this audio book in a couple of places, these ideas and thoughts are best served to those who are interested, and for those who have no interest at this time, just let it go.

    We are all in a journey, and sometimes people aren't ready for this type of information. Maybe next lifetime, or hundreds of lifetimes later, but since this is pretty useful information and would make things easier, I'd recommend this audio book for a spiritually minded person.

    I didn't give the *story" 5 stars because there are portions of this book that seemed repetitive or non-applicable due to the old-fashioned notions of some of the bits of wisdom and that they are no longer relevant examples today. For example, most people wouldn't worry about the Milliner over trimming their hat. And some of the husband and wife examples don't reflect marriages of today.

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    meghan JONESBORO, AR, United States 07-25-13
    meghan JONESBORO, AR, United States 07-25-13
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    "Very Insightful and Revolutionary...for the 1800s"
    What disappointed you about Thoughts Are Things?

    Too religious and capitalistic. He used many examples from the Bible to prove his ideas. Sorry folks, but the Bible is a fictional book.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    something light


    Any additional comments?

    The concept is good, but clearly the mindset is very old fashioned.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Trish 07-06-13
    Trish 07-06-13
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    "Narration is terrible!"
    Would you try another book from Prentice Mulford and/or Al James?

    Maybe. The narration was so bad that I could not even finish the book, maybe the content is worth reading in the book.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Katherine Manhattan, KS, United States 07-25-12
    Katherine Manhattan, KS, United States 07-25-12
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    "Wow, pretty bad."
    Would you try another book from Prentice Mulford and/or Al James?

    No.


    What was most disappointing about Prentice Mulford’s story?

    He lost me at the part where he talked about using drugs (hashish and opium) to attain greater spiritual awareness and to commune with... dead people? While we sleep? Really?

    Also, recalling during the intro, where it was stated that Mulford did not learn all of what he wrote about from accomplished masters, or from rigorous research. He got it "the old fashioned way: he _discerned_ it." In other words, he made it up.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    There were a few random quotable gems.


    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Veronica Thompson 06-12-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Narrator Terrible"
    What would have made Thoughts Are Things better?

    A narrator with a better voice. Very difficult listening to the way in which he speaks.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Horrible voice.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Can't really say--couldn't get past the voice.


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Maria T. Graves San Diego, CA, US 11-12-12
    Maria T. Graves San Diego, CA, US 11-12-12
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    "Thoughts Are Things"
    What would have made Thoughts Are Things better?

    It is very esoteric and appears to be the opinion of one man. If the information is offered as guidelines to live by, the information needs to be more generalized and have examples.


    What could Prentice Mulford have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    He could subtitle it, "One man's opinion of the escoteric" so that a prospective reader iknows what theya re buying.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Al James?

    He was fine.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Nvever finished it. I would not recommend to anyone and would not listen to again.


    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Christine kitchener, on, Canada 08-18-12
    Christine kitchener, on, Canada 08-18-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Hated it"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    It was like listening to a unicorn talk about fantasy land.


    What character would you cut from Thoughts Are Things?

    I didnt like the premise. It was very hard to grasp the concepts and ideas.


    0 of 5 people found this review helpful

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