Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Karnazes : one must suffer to be happy

"Dean Karnazes thinks that comfort, convenience and quick gratification - the Big Three of the middle-class American lifestyle - are not making us happy and that we should seek out more suffering.
"Dostoyevsky had it right: 'Suffering is the sole origin of consciousness,' " he writes in his new book, "Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner" (Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin)." (Kirk Johnson)

Read more about the unprecedent promotional tour for this "Ultramarathon Man".


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