The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance by Ben Sasse

(New York: St. Martin's, 2017), 320

I lent my copy of this with my notes to an acquaintance and never received it back. These are partial notes from perusal in 2022-03.

Part I: Our Passivity Problem

Chapter 1: Stranded in Neverland

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Chapter 2: From Little Citizens to Baby Einsteins

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Chapter 3: More School Isn't Enough

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Part II: An Active Program

Chapter 4: Flee Age Segregation

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Chapter 5: Embrace Work Pain

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Chapter 6: Consume Less

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Chapter 7: Travel to See

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Chapter 8: Build a Bookshelf

Summary: Sasse suggests building a bookshelf of sixty of the most important works to return to again and again.

Sasse's 60-book shelf includes:

Chapter 9: Make America an Idea Again

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Topic: Parenting, Reading Lists, Politics



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Created: 2022-03-06-Sun
Updated: 2023-05-21-Sun