Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope

Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope

From the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope. We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it?s ever been?we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history. Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horribly f*cked?the plan From the author of the international mega-bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck comes a counterintuiti...

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Title:Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope
Author:Mark Manson
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:288 pages pages

Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope Reviews

  • jeremy
    Apr 14, 2019
    true freedom doesn't really exist because we all must sacrifice some autonomy for stability. no one, no matter how much you love them or they love you, will ever absolve that internal guilt you feel simply for existing. it's all fucked. everything is fucked. it always has been and alw...
  • Mehrsa
    May 31, 2019
    The book was a meaningless string of random thoughts and stoic philosophy and meditation. It was funny at parts, but mostly just a few interesting stories and cliches that are set up as being new insight. Also, I don't buy stoicism and meditation as a way forward. I am still interested...
  • Joy
    Jun 29, 2019
    I read Mark Manson?s first book and I really liked it. So when I saw that he wrote a follow up, I was eager to read it. But I did not enjoy this one nearly as much. It was just not as interesting to me. ...
  • Lindsay Nixon
    May 16, 2019
    Arg, it's really difficult for me to rate this a 3-star. (UPDATE after more thought and discussion, this isn't a 3-star, it's a 2-star) This isn't a "book" in my opinion. It's more of a collection of essays, "blog posts" and articles you'd see on HuffPo (or perhaps NPR). There ar...
  • Miquixote
    May 29, 2019
    This book?s thesis has already been written. Many times. This is stoicism. This is Nietzsche. This is Kant. This fact does not reduce the subject's interest whatsoever. I post 2 reviews below: A Pop Culture Full Metal Alchemist Review (recommended if you have some symptoms of A.D...
  • Katie
    Jun 18, 2019
    I?ll have a full review soon, but for now: y i k e s ...
  • Heidi The Reader
    Oct 06, 2019
    This creatively titled self-help book, Everything is F*cked, presents psychology, philosophy and the author's view of reality. In a series of essays, Mark Manson discusses a variety of topics including the differences between the "thinking brain" and "feeling brain." He uses Isaac Newt...
  • Leah Nadeau
    Aug 30, 2019
    (2.5/5 stars) It's not that I didn't like it - I liked it. I just didn't have very many take away's from it. This book was less about psychological studies and more about interesting philosophies and ideas. Manson grabbed a bunch from Nietzsche and Plato. He also dug into their lif...
  • Uddipta
    May 20, 2019
    Did not finish. He starts off by mentioning the holocaust, how people had "real" problems back then, compared to us who are now weeping at minor inconveniences behind closed doors: crying for an ex, crying because someone was rude to us, etc. I find this comparison disgusting and I me...
  • Curtis Lowton
    Jun 07, 2019
    A few good parts, but mostly f*cking boring. ...
  • Sharvani Pinge
    Jun 03, 2019
    There are more things Mark gets wrong in this book than he gets them right... Oversimplification of very complex ideas, curse words slipped in unnecessarily simply because they worked in his first book, disjointed writing - one minute he's talking about hope, the next he's on to relig...
  • Thomas
    Apr 09, 2019
    Just as good as the first, a little more broad but still asks the reader to question themselves. Mandatory reading if you want to break your conditioning. ...
  • Christine D
    May 21, 2019
    I skimmed through a lot of this. It seems to me like he did a lot of philosophical research, then gathered a bunch contemporary themes, threw them in a mixing bowl and voilą! sequel! This just wasn't for me. If you are looking for something remotely hopeful, I would recommend not pi...
  • Raoofa Ibrahim
    May 21, 2019
    I can feel that this book is going to be great. Imagine if you write out all your thoughts on a book and the whole world read it, this is how I feel while I am reading his books, Also I'd really love to talk to someone like Mark(same thoughts about life) on a daily basis! *After re...
  • Hestia Istiviani
    May 21, 2019
    I read in English but this review is written in Bahasa Indonesia "The fact is that we require more than willpower to achieve self-control. It turns out that our emotions are instrumental in our decision making and our actions. We just don't always realize it." Sukses dengan buk...
  • Fran Cormack
    May 23, 2019
    I wish I had enjoyed this book more. I really wanted to. I so enjoyed Mark's first book, I had high hopes for this one. Alas, I found it uninspiring, and without much direction. Lots of rambling, with famous people from history thrown in, for which I never saw the connection. It fe...
  • David Lee
    May 14, 2019
    Smart and funny, this book will help you make sense of your mind and the world we live in If you liked Subtle Art, you'll enjoy this too. I couldn't put it down, actually, reading it in under a day. Mark has a talent for taking potentially boring subject matter, such as the teac...
  • Nikita
    May 23, 2019
    Can someone please remind me never to pick a Mark Manson book again? The writing is insufferable, he grossly oversimplifies ideas that need a more nuanced view, makes preposterous generalizations about mental health and related concepts, and generally makes you wonder what his point re...
  • Edward Taylor
    May 20, 2019
    After reading Manson's other book "The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck", I was looking forward to another insightful read into the subtle art of "gonzo self-help" that has become pervasive in the past few years. There were some high points (his Nietzsche and Kant sections as well as "W...
  • Lisianthus Lee
    May 15, 2019
    It ends more with a dismal whimper than a hopeful bang. Why do we need to workship at the altar of AI gods not dog? AI is an newfangled product of human creation manipulated and controlled by our high capacity fellow beings not some divine superior flown down from the olympic heaven. ...
  • Kalyn Nicholson
    Jul 03, 2019
    If I were to ask someone to ?give it to me straight? in terms of life, humanity and our future potential, this book would be it. Amazing read, push through the first few chapters and you?ll see how it all ties together in the end! ...
  • Dannii Elle
    Sep 14, 2019
    This follow up release to Manson?s wonderful The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life delivered a similar sort of message but failed to hit for me, in quite the same sort of way. I enjoyed this book less as a self-improvement guide and...
  • Ella
    May 15, 2019
    This book will not be a well loved book. I only say this because as a person who has read a lot of his articles as well as his previous book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, there are a lot of concepts in this book that can be perceived as radical, and possibly downright offe...
  • Mark
    May 19, 2019
    After loving The Subtle Art, I found this a real disappointment. It was very dry and lacking the playfulness of his first book. I also found it hard to track the overarching ?story? of the book, it felt more like a jumbled collection of articles. Just couldn?t connect to it in an...
  • Adam Woods
    Mar 30, 2019
    Something is very wrong with the world. It?s us. We have abandoned our quest for character in favour of one for happiness and we have created a world of diversions that give the illusion of freedom but in fact keep us docile and imprisoned. Manson has written a book that will stay...
  • Chester
    May 15, 2019
    Needlessly convoluted. Includes terms like "God value" and "emotional altverse Issac Newton". (???) Been following Mark Manson's content in the early days and this was a huge disappointment -- this time, Mark gets lost with his thoughts with his head far too down his ass. ...
  • Shreya Bhatt
    May 22, 2019
    "Greater commitment allows for greater depth. A lack of commitment requires superficiality." First of all, if you are looking for a book that will give you hope about something, then just don't continue reading this. This book is not about hope. It is anti-hope. And I understand ...
  • Sam Smith
    May 17, 2019
    Everything is Fucked is a much more mature book than his last. While in the last book we looked at things we shouldn't care about, this book more focuses on what to care about. And I have to say that this book was really well done, and in my opinion, better than his last. This book ...
  • Javier Lorenzana
    Jun 07, 2019
    I really wanted to like this book. As a fan of Mark Manson, I enjoyed his at-times comical writing style and humorous anecdotes in his other books. Yet, this felt stale. The book is lazy. It's essentially a bunch of repackaged Nietzsche and Harari stuffed together without any flow w...
  • Stanley Sharkey
    May 22, 2019
    How this guy keeps getting published I will never understand. Why I keep reading his books is something else I cannot understand. However, I saw it was marked 50% off at B&N, so I went ahead and bought it. I have read through it while doing cardio after lifting and can say that it ...