How has our unquestioned pursuit of the American dream left us? Financially insecure, estranged from our families, helpless without our wireless toys, overweight, pervasivel depressed and increasingly isolated. But don t despair, a renaissance is underway In this new call for genuine, vibrant living, Mate challenges us to re-evaluate the meaning of success, security, technological progress, and how we work, eat, play, and love. With surprising statistics, eye-opening observations, and engaging anecdotes he rekindles in us a love of simple daily life: the forgotten pride and joy of independence, neighborliness, working with our hands, the revitalizing effect of closeness to nature, the irreplaceable value of lifelong friendships, and the enduring rewards of face-to-face conversation. "
A Real Life
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Restoring What Matters - Family, Good Friends and a True Community
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