The Wisdom Of Insecurity: A Message For An Age Of Anxiety

byAlan W. Watts

Paperback | February 8, 2011

The Wisdom Of Insecurity: A Message For An Age Of Anxiety by Alan W. Watts
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We live in an age of unprecedented anxiety. Spending all our time trying to anticipate and plan for the future and to lamenting the past, we forget to embrace the here and now. We are so concerned with tomorrow that we forget to enjoy today. Drawing from Eastern philosophy and religion, Alan Watts shows that it is only by acknowledging what we do not—and cannot—know that we can learn anything truly worth knowing. In The Wisdom of Insecurity, he shows us how, in order to lead a fulfilling life, we must embrace the present—and live fully in the now. Featuring an Introduction by Deepak Chopra.

Alan W. Watts, who held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, is best remembered as an interpreter of Zen Buddhism in particular, and of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general. Standing apart, however, from sectarian membership, he has earned the reputation of being one of the most original and “unrutted” ph...
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Title:The Wisdom Of Insecurity: A Message For An Age Of AnxietyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 7.94 X 5.16 X 0.46 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 7.94 X 5.16 X 0.46 inPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307741206

ISBN - 13:9780307741202

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