Harmattan: A Philosophical Fiction (Insurrections: Critical by Michael Jackson

By Michael Jackson

We all endure qualms and anxieties once we movement from the recognized to the unknown. although our achievement in existence could rely on trying out limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our desire for safety and our expertise of the dangers of venturing into alien worlds.

Rich with the reflections of a well known student who has labored widely in lots of cultures and nations, Harmattan creatively imagines the adventure of embracing the unknown. Celebrating the life-giving strength of individuals, locations, and powers that lie past our verified worlds, Harmattan connects existential energy to the act of resisting prescribed customs and wondering acquired notions of fact. on the center of the publication is the fictitious tale of Tom Lannon, a graduate pupil from Cambridge college, who is still ambivalent approximately pursuing a traditional lifestyles. After touring to Sierra Leone within the aftermath of the country's devastating civil conflict, Tom meets a author who is helping him discover the probabilities of renewal. Illustrating the truth that definite points of human life are universal to every person despite their tradition and heritage, Harmattan remakes the excellence among domestic and global and the connection among wisdom and life.

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