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If we don’t consider doubts, and entertain them often, then we are deliberately blinding ourselves. I hate this book so much. And I still paulo coelho alchemikas it. A firewall is blocking access to Prezi content.

It’s cliche, didactic, and poorly written. And I think, philosophically speaking, when you truly know yourself that is when you alxhemikas realize your destiny. But mostly because of the title.


I wondered what kind of people would be deluded into thinking, within the guise of a poorly written but deviously well-conceived parable, that this book’s philosophy was, in fact, Deep and Meaningful Truth. Dec 06, Jennifer aka EM rated it did not like it Recommends it for: My heart thinks it was also stupid, and after spending some time talking to the wind, I came to agree with my heart.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. With this symbolic novel Coelho states that we should not avoid our destinies, and urges people to follow their dreams, because to find our “Personal Myth” and our mission on Earth is the way to find God, meaning happiness, fulfillment, and the ultimate purpose of creation. I suppose Coelho realizes this, as he begins the book with a brief fable about Narcissus falling into the river because he loved staring at his reflection, and the river’s disappointment in this, as the river loved gazing into Narcissus’s eyes and laulo the reflection of itself.


This book makes a mockery of spirituality and the search for truth and meaning, under the guise of the easy, anxiety-quelling New Age philosophies that spoon-feed the stupid with Twitter-sized bites of nonsense.

Next, this idea of not letting ourselves doubt or consider doubts. I interpreted it as a sign that I must continue. Women are objects meant to be paulo coelho alchemikas and valued for their beauty, there to serve you and wait around forever while you go on wild goose chases across continents in search of money?

Get file is engaged in integrating, developing and selling computer software system and hardware. During my freshman year of college, I got the fortune “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

I’m older now, and I’ve found someone who I consider to be a real treasure, and while I still have dreams, I’m not willing to sacrifice the happiness that this life brings me every day in a single-minded pursuit of something that I want for selfish reasons fame, fortune, etc. After all, a whole nation, including Bill Clinton who I’m intothought it was a touching account that personally changed them.


The Alchemist

That cooelho a joke right? The writing is too simple to be really bad, but it’s the content that gets you. Where did the saying come from: View all 12 comments. The basic idea is that if you really want something and “listen to your heart”, the whole universe will help you achieve it if you only look for omens.


Boy is then told by a mysterious stranger that he’s not happy at all. Copy code to clipboard.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

We live in a culture where everyone wants selfish things like fame or money or power, just to satisfy some gaping hole in their own souls, ignoring the real problems that lead to these compulsions in the first place. As for the treasure being at the church, I think it is meant to explain that the journey to fulfill your Personal Legend to equally as important as the Legend itself. Yes, their days were all the same, with the seemingly endless hours between sunrise and dusk; and they had never read a book in their young lives, and didn’t understand when the boy told them about the sights of the cities.

This is where Coelho really captures the drama of man, who sacrifices fulfillment to conformity, who knows he can achieve greatness but denies doing so, and ends up living an empty shell of a life.

I personally found little things that made me pay heed to my life and my own destinies, anyway thanks to Coelho for writing this book: