By Harold Bloom
(Bloom's smooth serious Interpretations)
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The mice, single-minded little buggers that they are, realize the supply is dwindling and quickly race out to find more. They are too dumb to “overanalyze” things, not “burdened” with many complex beliefs. Hem and Haw, however, are paralyzed. “It’s not fair,” they whine. “We’re entitled to Cheese,” they cry. Will they never stop analyzing and lamenting the Lost Cheese, and go out to find some New Cheese? Will they ever get over their fear and head back into the maze? Or will they wait too long, until weak with hunger and stress, they turn on each other like the Donner party and begin nibbling on each other’s sophisticated brains?
Because readers have sensed the need for change all along, Who Moved My Cheese? confirms what we already know and galvanizes us to get moving. Or does it? There is no advice here on how to change, only a story suggesting that one must. This ur-manual on self-improvement offers no solutions or directions. ” it shouts. “They” are always moving your cheese! Life conspires; you must adapt! But how? To what end? What if you’re tired of cheese—what if you want to find some bacon? Or—most likely of all—what if you don’t know what you want?
Seven, of course, has been a significant number for millennia (days of the week, deadly sins, dwarves), and numerous self-help books have drawn on its magic. In fairness to Covey, he has moved Beyond the 7 Habits (on audio cassette) and graduated to The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness (2004). But it is with his bestselling seven habits that we must deal here. The Magic of 7 One may remember Deepak Chopra’s The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (in the top ten in 1995), but the Pythagoreans have come out in full force over the past fifteen years.
Don Quixote by Harold Bloom