The Thinking Life

  • by P. M. Forni
  • Narrated by David Drummond
  • 4 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

P. M. Forni, author of Choosing Civility, turns his attention to the importance of thinking in our lives and gives listeners a remedy for the Age of Distraction.


What the Critics Say

"A deft exploration that urges us to think before speaking." (Kirkus Starred Review)


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Customer Reviews

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This book in three words - thinking is good

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Couldn't get into the book. It goes over and over how taking some time out of your day to just think is helpful. I agree but the book comes of as little more than a Westernized, non-spiritual exhortation to meditate. I've heard the same arguments numerous times by Zen and Buddhist writers, only those spoke to me more. Maybe if Buddhism turns you off -- and books on the benefits of prayer haven't worked either -- then this might speak to you. But I found it repetitive and not told in a way that inspired me so I gave up about two-thirds through.

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- Mark

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-28-2011
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio