Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Learning to Live with Passion and Wonder Paperback

Learning to Live with Passion and Wonder

by Richard Winter;


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Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Learning to Live with Passion and Wonder

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Though we have hundreds of entertainment options today--video games, the Internet, CD and MP3 players, home entertainment centers, sporting events, megamalls, movie theaters, and even robotic toys--Western culture is battling an insidious disease. It's an epidemic of boredom. Intrigued by this "deadness of soul," Richard Winter uses the latest historical, physiological and psychological research to probe the nature, causes and effects of boredom. He explores why some people are more likely to get bored than othersthe indifference and the loss of meaning among youththe attraction of extreme sportshow advertising promotes apathythe link between boredom and addictions to violence and pornography Not satisfied with mere description and analysis, Winter also offers practical ways to counteract boredom by learning to live with passion and wonder. So don't just turn on the TV, surf all the available channels and complain "there's nothing on." Instead, read this book!

Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Learning to Live with Passion and Wonder by Richard Winter was published by Intervarsity Press in January 2003 and is our 50288th best seller. The ISBN for Still Bored in a Culture of Entertainment: Learning to Live with Passion and Wonder is 9780830823086.

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Page last updated 7th June 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherIntervarsity Press (January 2003)
Weight204g
Number of Pages144
Thickness12 mm
Height203 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9780830823086
ISBN-100830823085
Product Code23668
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