By Peter D. Beaulieu
The research submits to a refreshingly conversational tone, but additionally attracts incisively from a really vast pallet of background, literature, theater, theology, and simplifying and illuminating anecdotes (some of them first hand). An early bankruptcy outlines the “perfect hurricane” of the Sixties. Later chapters divulge the observe video games of the cultural elite, the saga of the kinfolk via heritage and now its abrupt erosion, and the variation among any meandering “arc of background” and a extra grounded arc of relations—our rationalized “culture of loss of life” as opposed to a flourishing “human ecology.”
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A Generation Abandoned: Why 'Whatever' Is Not Enough by Peter D. Beaulieu