Are they one and the same?
asked 21 Oct '09, 07:29
Barry Allen ♦♦
Is there a difference between time and thinking? Yes, my new thoughts may not be New Age thoughts. And many of the things attributed to New Age thinking is actually rooted in the 19th century metaphysics movement. And then in another comparison, try this (rather subjective) comparison http://websyte.com/alan/newage.htm
answered 21 Oct '09, 14:59
The New Age (also known as the New Age Movement, New Age spirituality, and Cosmic Humanism,) is a decentralized Western social and spiritual movement that seeks "Universal Truth" and the attainment of the highest individual human potential. New Age spirituality is characterized by an individual approach to spiritual practices and philosophies, and the rejection of religious doctrine and dogma. The modern New Age Movement emerged in a distinct form in the late 1960s and early 1970s, although its roots can be traced back to the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The New Thought Movement or New Thought is a spiritual movement which developed in the United States during the late 19th century and emphasizes metaphysical beliefs. It consists of a loosely allied group of religious denominations, secular membership organizations, authors, philosophers, and individuals who share a set of metaphysical beliefs concerning the effects of positive thinking, the law of attraction, healing, life force, creative visualization and personal power. It promotes the ideas that God is ubiquitous, spirit is the totality of real things, true human selfhood is divine, divine thought is a force for good, all sickness originates in the mind, and 'right thinking' has a healing effect.
answered 21 Oct '09, 15:41
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