The Paradox of the Big Bad Wolf
Eriksen dares to think big, to present new proposals for the understanding of fields were we all turn out to be amateurs. We need intellectuals who interfere in fields they know little about, and who use their competence as citizens. Eriksen belongs to those who are worth reading
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We – the global middle class – are living in paradise, and yet we continue to complain. We live longer lives than ever before in human history, we work less and are healthier than previous generations. We can eat anything we like, listen to our favourite music whenever we like, read whatever we like. Most people have paid vacations when they are free to travel the world or just stay at home and do nothing. Yet we are not satisfied.