Archive for Positive Thinking

The dark side of positive thinking

"Positive thinking is like the New Age version of believing in Santa Claus," writes Rudá Iandé in Huffpost.

The ripple effect

Bhagawati questions the effects of popular prayer, chants and well-wishing: "These so-called prayers are all mantras that won’t make anybody wake up but put everybody to sleep [...]

An effortless affirmation of life

In darshan, Osho says, "A man without meditation never comes to know the blessedness of life. He can only feel complaints against life."

Why “positive thinking” won’t help you out

When asked what he thinks of the “positive thinking” movement, Osho believes that it’s doing more harm than good. Why? Because it means we’re denying reality and being [...]

Belt of Energy Needed To Avoid Global Death

In this excerpt, Osho answers the question if the energy in Rajneeshpuram is always positive.

Why the Law of Attraction Doesn’t Work

Anando writes, "Dr. Lipton's research proves that positive thinking does not work, because it is done with the conscious mind - which is NOT running our lives."

Positive Thinking: Philosophy for Phonies

"The philosophy of positive thinking means being untruthful; it means being dishonest. It means seeing a certain thing and yet denying what you have seen; it means deceiving [...]