Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Rediscovering Passion & Wonder

Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Rediscovering Passion & Wonder Download PDF eBook Still Bored in a Culture of Leisure: Rediscovering Passion & Wonder, Although we’ve got a whole lot of leisure choices today–video video games, the Web, CD and MP3 gamers, dwelling leisure facilities, sporting occasions, megamalls, film theaters, and even robotic toys–Western tradition is battling an insidious illness. It is an epidemic of boredom. Intrigued by this “deadness of soul,” Richard Winter makes use of the newest historic, physiological and psychological analysis to probe the character, causes and results of boredom. He explores

  • why some individuals are extra prone to get bored than others
  • the indifference and the loss of that means amongst youth
  • the attraction of excessive sports activities
  • how promoting promotes apathy
  • the link between boredom and addictions to violence and pornography

Not glad with mere description and evaluation, Winter additionally affords sensible methods to counteract boredom by studying to stay with ardour and surprise. So do not simply activate the TV, surf all of the out there channels and complain “there’s nothing on.” As an alternative, learn this book!

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