On Homecoming and BelongingBook - 2016
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JCLCassandraG Dec 14, 2017
There were a lot of things I didn't like about this book, but it prompted what was probably our best book group discussion of the year. The author's refusal to cite sources internally leaves the reader constantly questioning where his data is from so they can fact-check or do their own research ... Read More »
JCLChrisK Sep 21, 2012
A brief, deeply researched book that expands on an article Junger wrote, it examines the evidence that people seem to feel more meaning and contentment during times of catastrophe and war than during ordinary times. Junger's contention is that this is so because it's in these moments people feel ... Read More »
JCLChrisK Nov 20, 2017
"During disasters there is a net gain in well-being."
A brief, deeply researched book that expands on an article Junger wrote, it examines the evidence that people seem to feel more meaning and contentment during times of catastrophe and war than during ord... Read More »
December 5th book discussion!
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“The beauty and tragedy of the modern world is that it eliminates many situations that require people to demonstrate a commitment to the collective good.” - p. 59
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