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Gambrell 1Emilly GambrellCowneAmerican Literature HonorsDecember 7th, 2015The Science Behind Your Perfect WorldScience is constantly expanding its horizons. As scientific theories are created, tested and expanded upon, the human desire to have what we want without effort grows. Self help theories are coming out faster than the next Iphone. Many books on the topic of bettering one's life have came out in 2015 alone. The Awakened IntrovertbyArnie Kozak, Happy is The New Healthyby Dave Romanelli, and even Find The Good by Heather Lende, but the method that is taken the self help industry by storm is what many refer to as “The Secret”. Also called the Law of Attraction, people love the simplicity and directness of how to use the law of Attraction to their advantage. The secret states, in simple terms, that if you think on something with emotion it will manifest. (The secret) The core problem with the Law of Attraction is the fact that manyhave a hard time believing it because of religious beliefs and scientific evidence. However there is a great amount of evidence to support the theory.The Law of attraction is considered, by those who believe it, to be of the same magnitude of the theory of relativity. If you jump off of a building, you will hit the ground;just as sure as if you focus on something with emotion, it will show up in your life. All
Gambrell 260,000 thoughts we have per day can be measured on a frequency. These frequencies are unique and act as a magnet attracting the subject of those thoughts. (The Secret) This is the reason many believe that nothing happens by coincidence and people should study these coincidences more in depth. (Tracy 134) “It says you can’t have a universe without mind entering into it that the mind is shaping the very thing that is being perceived.” (The Secret) It has been compared to the story of aladdin and his lamp. The genie representing the universe. The original story never states, what we now associate with the story, a limit of three wishes.