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Category: Barry Long

Compare Similar Author Quotes in Slideshow Galleries

All pictorial comparisons of similar author quotes, displayed in my various articles, have been brought together in a slideshow gallery. Most compare the words of Maurice Nicoll and Eckhart Tolle; some also feature Barry Long. Viewed as a collection, they illustrate many thematic and descriptive commonalities.

Eckhart Tolle’s “Pain-Body”: A Deep Dive into its Hidden History

How original is Eckhart Tolle’s “pain-body” concept? This “semi-autonomous energy form” lives within us, he says, carrying our past emotional pain and generating more to feed on. Yet many of its characteristics find precedence, I argue, in works by lesser-known authors: Maurice Nicoll and Barry Long. This deep dive reveals Tolle’s signature concept is less unique than many may think.

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