Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Carpe Diem Regained The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day A GUARDIAN BEST HOLIDAY READ Brilliant One of those rare books that forces you to ask what the hell you re doing with your life George Monbiot GuardianExistentialism is backCarpe diem seize the

  • Title: Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
  • Author: Roman Krznaric
  • ISBN: 9781783523580
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A GUARDIAN BEST HOLIDAY READ 2017 Brilliant One of those rare books that forces you to ask what the hell you re doing with your life George Monbiot, GuardianExistentialism is backCarpe diem seize the day is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history But its true spirit has been hijacked by ad men and self help gurus, reduced to the instant hit ofA GUARDIAN BEST HOLIDAY READ 2017 Brilliant One of those rare books that forces you to ask what the hell you re doing with your life George Monbiot, GuardianExistentialism is backCarpe diem seize the day is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history But its true spirit has been hijacked by ad men and self help gurus, reduced to the instant hit of one click online shopping, or slogans like live in the now We need to reclaim it to make sense of our complex, confusing times.The last great expression of carpe diem was in the electrifying existential philosophy of the 1940s Today it s an idea that challenges us to confront our mortality and live with greater passion and intention rather than scroll mindlessly on our phones or allow freedom to become a mere choice between brands.In Carpe Diem Regained, Roman Krznaric reinvents existentialism for our age of information and choice overload An essential and empowering work of contemporary philosophy, the book unveils the surprising ways of seizing the day that humankind has discovered over the centuries, ones we urgently need to revive.Carpe diem is the Nexistentialism for our times.

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    One Reply to “Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day”

    1. I took a lot from this book even though I wasn't wholly convinced by it, but here's my take on the book in a blog:richardswsmith.wordpress/

    2. Wow, wat een fijn boek. Maar wat een fijne mens vooral moet Roman Krznaric zijn. De titel is een beetje muf, jaja, carpe diem, so what, seen there, been there. Wat Krznaric doet is juist het cliché van carpe diem afstoffen en de brede onderlaag aan filosofische gedachten zichtbaar maken. Zijn toon is bijzonder menselijk en licht, zeer pertinent en wijs, erg hedendaags. Ik hang aan die mens zijn lippen en mijn potlood is 5 cm korter geworden van het onderstrepen van menig quote en citaat.Het kom [...]

    3. “The hijack of carpe diem is the existential crime of the century-and one that we have barely noticed. It might seem odd to claim that a phrase from a dead Roman poet has been ‘hijacked’, but the evidence is compelling. Who, or what, are the hijackers in question? First, the spirit of ‘seize the day’ has been surreptitiously hijacked by consumer culture, which has recast it as Black Friday shopping sprees and the instant hit of one-click online buying: in essence Just Do It has come to [...]

    4. A lovely book that feels like a long, careful coffee chat with a kind and well-read friend. This is the kind of “self-help” book I want.

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