Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Teaser Tuesday - Why Grow Up by Susan Neiman

My first teaser tuesday since I came back to Japan! This book is one of the birthday presents that I got last week. Since 21 = adult in Singapore, I supposed I got this book to reflect/push me to grow up.

Anyway, my teaser:
"This is what Kant meant when he wrote that growing up is less a matter of knowledge than courage. The gulf between is and ought can turn into an abyss, sometimes, all the more if you understand that it isn't an accidental occurrence but a feature of most of the experience you will ever have." (page 122)
Really enjoying this book so far!

What is your Teaser Tuesday?

11 comments :

  1. Interesting teaser (I mean that in a good way)

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    1. Thanks! It's an interesting book :D

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  2. Glad you're enjoying the book and happy belated birthday!
    Here's My Teaser

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  3. It does take courage to accept growing up. To take respomsibilty for your actions. Interesting tease.
    here is mine - http://fuonlyknew.com/2014/10/07/teaser-tuesdays-84-the-death-of-death/

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  4. it seems like a self help book. Thanks for sharing it, Eustacia! :)

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    1. It's mostly philosophy, but there's a little bit of self-help inside(:

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  5. I'm not sure what to make of it, but sounds like it contains some life lessons.
    sherry @ fundinmental My TT - Who's Afraid of a Little Kitty Kat

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  6. It definitely takes courage to "grow up" and some people are never able to do so! I think I'd like this book.
    My Tuesday post features SAVING SHELBY SUMMERS.

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  7. That's a really interesting idea, and teaser choice. It is a subject I've been reflecting on myself a lot. Excellent pick!
    Here's My Teaser!

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