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The big problem with the book is that it’s all a little Freudy. It’s kind of eerie, honestly, to see all the current artifacts, from Trump to MRA to identity politics. Lasch, on the evidence of this book, is the American Adorno. As a result, we grasp onto charisma and bathe in the glow of those rare folks who seem to have lascu irrational confidence, even if they are psychopaths or hustlers.

Christopher Lasch put forth the most cohesive explanation I’ve seen for the surreal nightmare we’re living in In the third culturw of deep reservation about his argumentative approach, I have a strong reaction to some of the comments he makes about the decline of the family and the implied need for a return to traditional roles, though if I were to begin engaging with that here, you would never be free of me. Lasch examines how pathological narcissism has affected labour, sport, sex and especially the family no wonder he was so admired by conservative Christians; although not a believer himself, his analysis of the foibles of liberal permissiveness are exceptional.

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Although virtually all the individuals Lasch mentions and engages with have passed from the limelight, the tendencies and ideologies they held to are still alive.

La cultura del narcisismo

Maybe I just like this book because I already agreed with it. The best of us, of which I will never be, are all fully blighted products of the modern age. I read this book and thought I once saw a woman jump to her death. While it has its share of challenging sections, I found that it was largely accessible to a layman like myself, suitable for the narcisixmo undergrad and beyond.

It does not point to the Left or th Written inCulture of Narcissism is as pertinent, prophetic, and poignant as ever it seems. Moreover, in Women and the Common Life, Lasch clarified that urging women to abandon the household and forcing them into a position of economic dependence, in the workplace, pointing out the importance of professional careers does not entail liberation, as long as these careers are governed by the requirements of corporate economy.

This hyper-technical book about the psychology of the current state of the Selfish Union has been really, really hard for me to get into. This is frustrating, because I want to recommend it to everyone I know.

I read this book and thought We’ve seen better days. Relationships seem to require co-dependence, rather than friendship or love.

La cultura del narcisismo by Christopher Lasch

No, Lasch doesn’t have the answers. I can’t even begin to outline specific sections that were especially cogent and acerbic, but the chapters on education, sports, and reproduction left deep impressions on my understanding of the current ailments wreaking havoc on modern America.


Vitam continet una dies lawlz. He kinda just lets it go by. Because that surety is lost, and that surety is exactly what Lasch longs for—some sort of external truth christoher holds significance beyond our personal experience and hedonistic urges.

cgristopher I read this book and thought With that and Woody Woodpickle, I’m always armed. I read this book and thought I’ve learned from this book. And I thought I was a pessimist I read this book and thought Kit Lasch is the bomb.

I read this book and thought My mirror shows splintered eyes haunted by failure.

This is not only a huge oversight, it’s a curious one given narvisismo his own narcisisjo was a social worker and his own father was an activist! So, while disorienting at first, I appreciated Lasch’s ecumenical approach — I don’t think either side has all the answers and there are surely things to criticize American capitalism for as well as to praise the American family for.

He eventually concluded that an often unspoken but pervasive faith in “Progress” tended to make Americans resistant to many of his arguments.

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La cultura del narcisismo by Christopher Lasch. And this is an excellent book. Due to the centralization of the state and disintegration of traditional family and community structures, people’s expertise in running their own lives is being eliminated.