By David E. Cooper
In this fantastically written booklet, David E. Cooper makes use of a gradual stroll via a tropical backyard – the view of the fields and hills past it, the sound of birds, voices and flutes, the mirrored image of sunshine in water, the play of shadows one of the timber and the presence of odd animals – as a chance to mirror on studies of nature and the secret of existence.
Covering an intensive diversity of issues, from Daoism to canine, from gardening to jogging, from Zen to Debussy, Cooper succeeds in conveying a few deep and tough philosophical principles in regards to the that means of lifestyles in an attractive demeanour, exhibiting how these principles endure upon the sensible query of ways we should always relate to our global and stay our lives.
A thought-provoking and compelling e-book, Senses of Mystery is a triumph of either storytelling and philosophy.
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Senses of Mystery: Engaging with Nature and the Meaning of Life by David E. Cooper