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The Continuum Concept: In Search Of Happiness Lost

by: Jean Liedloff

Publisher: Da Capo Press (1975)


Staff Pick by comrade: QR

Living for two and a half years with a tribe of indigenous South Americans, Liefloff tries to understand what childhood looks like in it's most natural state and unincumbered by civilization. The result is deeply moving and a return to what it means to be a human living in healthy community; in true relationship with our surroundings. (Please note! I believe Liedloff has some triggering and faulty logic about what creates homosexuality. The rest of the book is so amazing that I hate to write the whole thing off. But readers should be aware that it contains pieces of bullshit.)