Summary & Analysis of The Second Mountain by David Brooks
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In The Second Mountain, political commentator and author David Brooks explains how individuals and societies can transition from selfish individualism to a focus on community. He believes that to achieve solidarity, wholeness and true happiness, we must shift our character from the hyper-individualistic first mountain to the more relational second mountain.
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What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include?
- Synopsis of the original book
- Key takeaways from each chapter
- Why the world feels like it's getting worse
- How to start acting like an adult
- Why humans need to suffer and what you can do about it
- In-depth Editorial Review
- Background on Mark Manson
About the Original Book:
Have you ever wondered how some people are able to achieve joy while others struggle with misery throughout life? David Brooks attempts to explain how transitioning between the two mountains – selfish versus selfless – is the key to attaining the satisfaction that we all seek in life. Only those who choose to climb the second mountain are able to find true fulfillment.
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