Some words to take to heart, some words to live by, some words to get (more) liberated in the pursuit of artistic endeavours. Definitely a good thing to read.
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There are two types of books, usually, that makes one feel like there are no words to describe the experience: They are either unbelievably detrimental, or exceptionally (and positively) impactful. Given the overall high rating, it is redundant to tell, to which category does Marcus Aurelius - Meditations: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader (Harris Classics) belong. I don't think there are that many books, especially fiction, that could leave such a profound effect on a reader's mind.
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I know a lot of us were expecting Marcus Aurelius - Meditations: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader (Harris Classics) to be good, but I have to say, this book actually exceeded my expectations. I have a lump in my throat and I can't stop thinking about it. I usually spend time making detailed notes while reading a book but, at one point, I opened Notes on my computer just to type "this is so good"
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This is the sort of book Marcus Aurelius - Meditations: Adapted for the Contemporary Reader (Harris Classics) reads to feel worldly. Just like the spate of American pop fiction in the late eighties, this is overwhelmingly colonized literature, in that it pretends to reveal some aspect of the 'other' culture, but on closer inspection (aside from the occasional tidbit) it is a thoroughly western story, firmly ensconced in the western tradition.
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