Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Saint Augustine, "Self-Help Guru"

"The mind gives an order to the body and is at once obeyed, but when it gives an order to itself, it is resisted," said the IVth Century saint, quoted by Kathryn Schulz, who says, in "In the 1,600 years since Augustine left behind selfhood for sainthood, we’ve made very little empirical progress toward understanding our own inner workings" — The Self in Self-Help.

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Blogger Steve Hayes said...

The quickest way to make money is to write a self-help book about how to write self-help books. The market is bottomless.

January 10, 2013 at 2:18 AM  

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