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The Wisdom of Insecurity

The Wisdom of Insecurity

A Message for an Age of Anxiety

Alan Watts; read by Sean Runnette

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On Sale: 03/07/2016

ISBN: 9781427263216

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Alan W. Watts, renowned for his interpretations of Eastern philosophy for Western audiences, shares timeless principles that have benefitted generations seeking serenity from life’s uncontrollable circumstances in The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety.

When we spend our emotional energy reliving the past and worrying about the future, we lose the only moments we truly have in the here and now. Drawing from Eastern thought and religion, Watts reveals that the secret to living a fulfilling life is to live for today. Our quest to achieve a completely stable and secure environment is fueling our anxieties. Only by acknowledging the truth—that we cannot predict tomorrow’s events and outcomes—will enable us find and cherish our joys in the present.

"Perhaps the foremost interpreter of Eastern disciplines for the contemporary West, Watts had the rare gift of ‘writing beautifully the unwritable.'"—Los Angeles Times

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Alan Watts; read by Sean Runnette

Alan Watts (1915-1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master's degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy and Zen Buddhism. He was the author of hundreds of articles on philosophy and religion. His books include The Way of Zen, The Book, and The Wisdom of Insecurity.

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