eBook PDF / e-Pub Does It Matter?

Does It Matter? (Rating: 3.42 - 2715 votes)

Reading books Does It Matter? Ebooks search download books Does It Matter? PDF eBook Online Bernice Potter with format available: PDF,TXT,ePub,PDB,RTF,Audio Books and other formats. With this, You can also read online Does It Matter? PDF eBook Online Bernice Potter eBook Online, its simple way to read books for multiple devices. Alan W. Watts full text books
Title:Does It Matter?
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Alan W. Watts
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:140
Category:Philosophy, Non fiction, Spirituality, Buddhism, Psychology, Zen

Does It Matter? by Alan W. Watts

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Does It Matter? This is a series of essays representing philosopher Alan Watts s most recent thinking on the astonishing problems of man s relations to his material environment The basic theme is that civilized man confuses symbol with reality his ways of describing and measuring the world with the world itself and thus puts himself into the absurd situation of preferring money to wealth and eating the menu instead of the dinner .

Thus with his attention locked upon numbers and concepts man is increasingly unconscious of nature and of his total dependence upon air water plants animals insects and bacteria He has been hallucinated into the notion that the so called external world is a cluster of objects separate from himself that he encounters it that he comes into it instead of out of it Consequently our species is fouling its own nest and is in imminent danger of self obliteration .

Here a philosopher whose works have been mainly concerned with mysticism and Oriental philosophy gets down to the nitty gritty problems of economics technology clothing cooking and housing

City of Endless Night, Dark in Death

Cloud-hidden, Whereabouts Unknown, This is It & Other Essays on Zen & Spiritual Experience, Out of Your Mind, Nature, Man and Woman, Does It Matter?, Tao: The Watercourse Way, The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are, Become What You Are, The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety, The Way of Zen