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Dedicated : the case for commitment in an age of infinite browsing / Pete Davis.

Davis, Pete, 1989- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 158.1 DAV 000160731 New Books Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982140908
  • ISBN: 1982140909
  • Physical Description: xi, 258 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Two cultures -- The pleasures of infinite browsing mode -- The pains of infinite browsing mode -- Between liberation and dedication -- Long-haul heroism -- A tour of the counterculture -- The fear of regret and the freedom of purpose -- The fear of association and the comfort of friends -- The fear of missing out and the joy of depth -- Open options economics: money versus particular things -- Open options morality: indifference versus honor -- Open options education: advancement versus attachment -- The flood and the forest -- An invitation.
Summary, etc.:
In a culture of restlessness and indecision, which causes tension in people's lives, a civic advocate, using examples from history, personal stories, and applied psychology, shows how purposeful commitment can be a powerful force.
Subject: Commitment (Psychology)
Choice (Psychology)
Decision making > Psychological aspects.
PHILOSOPHY / Social.
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology.
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Happiness.
Choice (Psychology)
Commitment (Psychology)
Decision making > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Self-Help / Personal Growth - Happiness.
Self-help publications.
Self-help publications.