Barry Long develops the theme very crisply and in neat, short chapters.
of the remarks are often very cutting. Though disturbing to some, the
message is clear and is like a shock therapy, meant to wake us up from
the pseudo-sense of security and belief that all is well. This is a book
to be highly recommended.
Yoga Today UK - Review of first edition
This book challenges the reader to find out what lies behind the appearance
of certain things. . .
The message is a clear one - to realise your own self awareness you must
able to distinguish that which is false and discard it . . . The beauty
of this book
is that Barry often encourages the reader to question their thoughts.
is designed to allow the reader to accept or reject Barry's propositions
as they go.
The Planet Australia
Barry Long writes as he speaks - clearly, directly, coolly and as simply
as is possible, given the somewhat complex nature of his subject, i.e.
or self-realisation. . . Each step shines a different light on your approach
to your own self. . . I have always enjoyed reading Barry Long's work.
I enjoy his
capacity for writing simply, without embroidery, on very complex and sometimes
puzzling argument and material. His stories are interesting parables.
of all I appreciate the authenticity of what he says. The impression is
given of someone who 'knows', rather than someone who just thinks and
There is immense strength in this small book.
Nova Wholistic Journal Australia
This book is an exceptional testament to the process of spiritual self-realisation.
. . and will speak to anyone who has already started that questioning
of life which
as at the beginning of every spiritual journey.
New Age Guardian Australia