Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior

Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior

by David R. Hawkins M.D., Ph.D


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Imagine—what if you had access to a simple yes-or-no answer to any question you wished to ask? A demonstrably true answer. Any question . . . think about it.— from the ForewordWe think we live by forces we control, but in fact we are governed by power from unrevealed sources, power over which we have no control.— from the author’s PrefaceThe universe holds its breath as we choose, instant by instant, which pathway to follow; for the universe, the very essence of life itself, is highly conscious. Every act, thought, and choice adds to a permanent mosaic; our decisions ripple through the universe of consciousness to affect the lives of all.— from Power vs. Force"[A] beautiful gift of writing . . . [You] spread joy, love, and compassion through what you write. The fruit of these three is peace, as you know . . ."— Mother Teresa". . . particularly timely . . . a significant contribution to understanding and dealing with the problems we face today."— Lee Iacocca"I especially appreciate [the] research and presentation on the attractor patterns of business . . ."— Sam Walton "Overwhelming! A masterpiece! A lifetime work!"— Sheldon Deal, President, International College of Applied Kinesiology

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401945077
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 01/30/2014
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 17,352
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of the Institute for Spiritual Research, Inc. He is a widely known authority within the field of consciousness research. He writes and teaches from the unique perspective of an experienced clinician, scientist, and teacher. He has been honored worldwide with many titles. His background is detailed in Who’s Who in the World. Dr. Hawkins has lectured widely at universities including Harvard and Oxford and also to spiritual groups from Westminster Abbey and Notre Dame to Catholic, Protestant, and Buddhist monasteries. His life is devoted to the upliftment of mankind. His spiritual evolution is briefly recounted in the "About the Author" summary at the conclusion of this book.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Preface 9

Introduction 25

Part I Tools

Chapter 1 Critical Advances in Knowledge 41

Chapter 2 History and Methodology 55

Chapter 3 Test Results and Interpretation 71

Chapter 4 Levels of Human Consciousness 79

Chapter 5 Social Distribution of 297

Chapter 6 New Horizons in Research 107

Chapter 7 Everyday Critical Point Analysis 119

Chapter 8 The Source of Power 135

Part II Work

Chapter 9 Power Patterns in Human Attitudes 149

Chapter 10 Power in Politics 155

Chapter 11 Power in the Marketplace 165

Chapter 12 Power and Sports 175

Chapter 13 Social Power and the Human Spirit 185

Chapter 14 Power in the Arts 195

Chapter 15 Genius and the Power of Creativity 201

Chapter 16 Surviving Success 209

Chapter 17 Physical Health and Power 213

Chapter 18 Wellness and the Disease Process 219

Part III Meaning

Chapter 19 The Database of Consciousness 231

Chapter 20 The Evolution of Consciousness 239

Chapter 21 The Study of Pure Consciousness 253

Chapter 22 Spiritual Struggle 265

Chapter 23 The Search for Truth 275

Chapter 24 Resolution 289

Appendix A Calibrated Levels of Truth of the Chapters 297

Appendix B Details of Kinesiological Testing 299

Appendix C How to Calibrate the Levels of Consciousness 305

Notes 319

Glossary 335

Bibliography 345

Index 359

About the Author 369

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