Human nature and all its complexity lend themselves to inspection and introspection. Quick snapshots of the various aspects of the human condition provide food for thought.
A provocative book offering insights on concepts ranging from psychological development and personality disorders to friendship and the loss of potential through failure to act to bring energy to the occasion. The soul's purpose, ageing, and generational gaps the na ve optimism of the young, and the importance of creativity in all its forms take their turn under the microscope.
Emotions, too, get their share of attention, hatred, envy, jealousy, anger - in both its original form and transcendence into something else - and love, the "great watering in the cultivation of fields both in life and civic responsibility."