Alan Watts examines the contradictory character of contemporary life in his 1951 book The Wisdom of Insecurity: we pursue ambitions and seek financial objects that promise bliss but leave us feeling empty and more nervous than before. When we dwell on unproductive ideas about the future or the past, we lose sight of what is most important - the current now.
• Anxiety patients looking for happiness
• Those unhappy in life
• Whoever is interested in modern philosophy