The Science of Getting Rich. Some months ago the successful ‘Rich Dad’ author Robert Kiyosaki was in Copenhagen and during a couple of days, he drew full houses and sold a lot of books to local fans. Every decade it seems to have its own “how-to-get-rich author”. I remember those books from the 90´about how to visualize your way to fortunes and later the ‘Law of Attraction’ book series, which for sure made the author Michael J. Losier very rich. As for so many other subjects I was delighted the other day to see that again, there is nothing new under the sun. The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles was published in 1910. He was a part of the New Thought movement of writers, who shared a set of beliefs about metaphysics and positive thinking. The author outlines a practical way of attaining wealth by spiritual discipline and refers to the ‘The monistic theory of the universe—the theory that One is All, and that All is One’. He argues that one Substance manifests itself as the seeming many elements of the material world. He believes this concept to be of Hindu origin and to be the foundation of all the Oriental philosophies, and of those of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibnitz, Schopenhauer, Hegel, and Emerson. From the book:
This book is pragmatical, not philosophical; a practical manual, not a treatise upon theories. It is intended for the men and women whose most pressing need is for money; who wish to get rich first and philosophize afterwards. It is for those who have, so far, found neither the time, the means, nor the opportunity to go deeply into the study of metaphysics, but who want results and who are willing to take the conclusions of science as a basis for action, without going into all the processes by which those conclusions were reached.
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