What are your greatest fears? When we look at top ten lists of greatest fears, some topics emerge repeatedly. Just turning on the news, opening a website, or listening to the radio can make us afraid to even more dangers and possibilities.
Knowing that others are experiencing any number of terrifying issues, fear can creep up on us as we “try on” the experience others are having. This is empathy, which makes us human. Being empathetic, however, can scare us silly.
Sometimes the best course of action is to face fear head-on. One of the best ways we gather courage to beat back the fear is by reading.
Here are a few titles to consider for your journey:
Viewed as a metaphor for the failure of high rise public housing, Citadel is a brilliant work of social commentary. Theorists postulate that outrageous youth to adult population ratios and indefensible space (along with a myriad of other design, bureaucracy and social issues) contributed the demise of public high-rises. Not...