I believed this book hit on something that not a lot of people like to hear about or take the time to understand. This whole idea of resistance is a force that has lasted through out the centuries.
Resistance= any act that rejects immediate gratification in favor of long-term growth, health, or integrity or any act that derives from our higher nature instead of our lower (definition provided by the War of Art)
This whole idea of resistance is what has stopped people from doing what they dreamed of.
People become easily detoured with life.
We all chose to escape our dreams by demeaning them, chase after something that is more stable and logical, or worst of all blend into society and tell yourself some day this dream is will come to life by magic.
Steven Pressfield exposes this beast by calling all of those want-to-be-dreamers out and by telling them with dreaming comes action.
He explains that in reality we were chosen for a specific purpose. God has given us a specific job that only we can do.
“We come into this world with a specific, personal destiny.” (the War of Art)
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