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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? Thoughts are Thoughts, Right?

What’s the difference between “Think and Grow Rich,” (Napoleon Hill) and “…Take Captive Every Human Thought…” (II Corinth 2:5)? At first we think these two ideas have similar intent and support each other—we are what we think, right? However, if we look deeper into the origin and contexts of these two quotes we find they are recommending two radically different processes and goals. They are intended to and do produce opposite results. Before and during the great depression Napoleon Hill, at the suggestion of his childhood friend Andrew Carnegie, spent twenty years studying the habits and methods of many of the richest, most “successful’ people in the world. His efforts were rewarded in 1937

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