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Adventures in Being

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Using 22 case histories, the author shows how we can cut ourselves loose from the dead fingers of the past. Through exitential realism we are taught to look again at the circumstances of our lives; live in the present without always glancing back to the past or forward to the future; and appreciate the uniqueness of our being. Available Now.
Paperback, 124 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Gracewing (first published 1992)
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Sep 20, 2011 Eric rated it liked it
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It took me a while to get through this book, mostly because the things it presented felt absurd. For example, the way things should be appreciated for what they are because they represent a combination of factors that got together and led to a certain outcome.
With time, I realized that the author wasn't so much advocating that we let things be, but that we should not be tied to the circumstances of the way things have turned out. The book has a potent lesson, that we need to connect the dots to
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