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An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety

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the root of our human frustration and daily anxiety is our tendency to live for the future, which is an abstraction... Writing more than half a century before our age of computers, touch-screens, and the quantified self, Watts admonishes ... "The working inhabitants of a modern city are people who live inside a machine to be batted around by its wheels... when the mechanical operation of reasoning can be done more effectively by machines... an must eventually become a parasitic appendage to a mass of clockwork."

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