In defence of self-help books | Alain de Botton - Deepstash
Self-Help Books: The Ridiculed Genre

The literary world is filled with self-help books written by people from all walks of life, promising greatness, success, riches and manifestation to people who have happily lapped them up.

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In defence of self-help books | Alain de Botton

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Philosophers in the west wrote self-help books almost 2000 years ago, whereas in the eastern world, The Bhagavad Gita and the Four Noble Truths Of Buddhism are essentially self-help for having a be...

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The redeeming truth is that the world has always required guidance to become something other than a clerk, a doctor or an accountant.

Any person has a potential beyond just being raised by a...

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The human body and mind has limitless potential, and most of it is untapped in a majority of people.

The naysayers who ridicule self-help books are viewing a human life as a static pond. A p...

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