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Spontaneous Evolution
Our Positive Future and How to Get There From Here

by Bruce H. Lipton & Steve Bhaerman

      From the first word of this fascinating audio book, I was scribbling notes, trying to keep track of all the information the authors were throwing at me. Pretty soon it became apparent that I was writing down almost every word they said; there’s no filler here—it’s all substance!

Authors Bruce Lipton and Steve Bhaerman (a.k.a. Swami Beyondananda) explain why so many people all over the world sense that a tremendous change is upon us. "The collective beliefs of a culture or society ...affect our biology," they say. The beliefs we share now are dangerous, damaging, actually threatening to our continued survival. Would you believe that’s a good thing? We’ve all bemoaned what appears to be the imminent collapse of the human civilization, but according to Spontaneous Evolution, this collapse is a necessary part of human evolution, forcing us into a new way of seeing and experiencing the world and our place in it. The challenges we face now actually motivate us to recognize that what we’ve been doing no longer benefits us. At the cellular level, we understand the danger and we are evolving to save ourselves. Our awareness is changing, and it’s changing rapidly!

Lipton and Bhaerman point to the huge advances in science that have brought us to a point in time where science and spirituality are converging. "Beliefs of the mind," they tell us, "create biology." In other words, our thoughts influence our physiology. According to the beliefs we’ve held for centuries, that’s just crazy. Nevertheless, a slew of scientific discovery tells us it is true. The authors point to experiments with placebos and what they call "nocebos." Patients given sugar pills for their ailments improve at a rate equal to those given medicine. People with multiple personalities sometimes experience physiological changes in accordance with the dominant personality—scars appear and disappear, and even eye color changes as the dominant personalities change. Evidence like that strongly suggests that thoughts and beliefs have power over our physical bodies.

According to Spontaneous Evolution, the subconscious programming we receive as children is 1000 times more powerful than our conscious thoughts.  So. Can we overcome that subconscious programming to make changes for the better in ourselves and in others? Lipton and Bhaerman sincerely believe that we can. In the course of these five CDs, which run almost six hours, they explore and explain epigenetics, the Field, the important lessons we learn from fractal geometry, and how "Weapons of Mass Distraction" keep us from identifying our true human nature.

Spontaneous Evolution is enthralling. The authors express their concepts clearly and with such enthusiasm that listeners find themselves caught up in the unexpectedly optimistic view presented.  Drawing from dozens of different sources, both scientific and spiritual, Lipton and Bhaerman put each piece together to create a whole that is breathtaking, hopeful, and absolutely greater than the sum of the parts.

The Book

Sounds True
October 2008
Audiobook 5CDs / 5.75 hours
Nonfiction /  Mind & Body
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The Reviewer

Deborah Adams
Reviewed 2008
NOTE: Reviewer Deborah Adams is the Flair and Macavity Award winning author of the Jesus Creek Mystery Series: All The Great Pretenders, All The Crazy Winters, All The Dark Disguises, All The Hungry Mothers, All The Deadly Beloved, All The Blood Relations, and All The Dirty Cowards. She was also an Agatha Award nominee for Best First Novel.
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