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Read online Del buon uso della religione: Una guida per i non credenti.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Del buon uso della religione: Una guida per i non credenti Mondo religioso e mondo secolare sono davvero cos distanti e inconciliabili La fede deve per forza rimanere relegata in ambiti dell esperienza preclusi ai non credenti Alain de Botton sicuro di no Osservando senza pregiudizi l ascendente che le istituzioni religiose esercitano sui fedeli De Botton si interroga sull opportunit di sfruttare certi meccanismi spogliati del loro lato trascendente per contrastare la disgregazione del senso di comunit nella societ laica moderna e per far fronte alle fragilit che minano l equilibrio di tutti gli esseri umani La complessit liturgica della messa per esempio con le sue norme ben definite a regolare le interazioni tra sconosciuti pu aiutare a cementare lo spirito di gruppo mentre festivit come lo i Yom Kippur i dimostrano che l elaborazione istituzionalizzata di sentimenti negativi come la rabbia un espediente efficacissimo per la risoluzione dei conflitti sociali E anche nel campo dell istruzione quale potenziale dirompente avrebbe un corso universitario che insegnasse a leggere i classici per rispondere ai bisogni dell anima adottando i Madame Bovary i e i Anna Karenina i come libri di testo sulle difficolt del matrimonio Alain de Botton ci offre una tesi provocatoria ricca di spunti di riflessione per una societ sempre pi arida un vero e proprio catechismo per atei by Alain de Botton, Ada Arduini

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Del buon uso della religione: Una guida per i non credenti
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Category:Non fiction, Philosophy, Religion, Atheism, Spirituality
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The Consolations of Philosophy, Status Anxiety, The Art of Travel, The Course of Love, Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion, A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary, The Architecture of Happiness, On Love, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, How Proust Can Change Your Life
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