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Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?
on September 28, 2000
Where is this White Eagle guy these days? In the age that we live in, described so well in James Gleick's "Faster", who among us could not use a reminder to slow down, breathe, and have a little inner peace? I myself have long been subject to panic attacks, and this book has helped me out on numerous occasions. I recommend keeping it next to your bed, ideally somewhere near your head so it's easier to reach for if you ever wake up suddenly out of a nightmare. This is a lot like Kahlil Gibran's stuff, but I like White Eagle better. He is less in-your-face about his mysticism, and really tries to help people. Basically every page of this book has, I would say, at least three little nuggets of wisdom that most of us would never think of on our own. That reminds me -- when I was a kid, I used to have a lot of fun playing "Dungeons and Dragons". I always had a hard time, however, understanding the difference between "intelligence" and "wisdom", both of which are qualities a character in that role-playing game must display... If I had this book available to me then, I strongly suspect that I would have had a much better understanding of the difference between those qualities, and of how important that difference is for happiness... You really should check this one out, O Reader.