Review of Gene Stone's The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick
The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick by Gene Stone (Niger 1974–76) Workman Publishing $23.95 www.secretsofpeople.com 212 pages October 2010 Reviewed by Robert E. Hamilton (Ethiopia 1965–67) IF YOU ARE INTERESTED in enhancing your own personal health but are not a zealot about it — that is, you are not a member of the “health nut choir” — read Gene Stone’s “Afterward” first. The zealots will buy and read this book for their own reasons. The rest of us, though, who drive cars but don’t read Road and Track magazine, who want to be healthier without purchasing a library of “how to” publications, will be particularly interested in Stone’s two observations in the “Afterward” which link the “health secrets” of the 25 people included in his book. Stone says that his interviewees have been successful in staying healthy because they found an exercise or health practice which: (1) works . . .Read More
Good review, Coyne, especially the last statement: prayer.