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In this collection of poetry Levy illuminates in a passionate, sensitive, yet provocative style the fundamental existential dilemmas of our time. Modern life tends to undermine the search for authentic meaning and enduring happiness, contributing to alienation and meaninglessness. The speed at which our society moves has accelerated dramatically unlike any other historical period, compelling some to cling to traditional values as undesired change creates difficult adjustments that upset work-life balance. Americans admit experiencing stress from long commutes to work, insecure jobs and dissatisfying careers. The dilemma arises from confusion surrounding what we really want out of life in uncertain times. Alienation is a pervasive, subjective feeling produced by living in an impersonal, industrialized society. The vulnerable individual cannot resist honoring enticing images of conspicuous consumption and defining success as financial prosperity.

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Poetry : General
Levy Ph.D., Elijah
Publication Date:
June 2011

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