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The adrenaline rush and the electrified human being

The intense life. A modern obsession
Forfatter: Tristan Garcia
Forlag: Suhrkamp (Tyskland)
MODERNITY: The selfish pursuit of new extremes and the experience of the present has become a worrying symptom of a modern world going astray. An anxiety for the break and the space?

A Danish men's magazine recently pointed out that one can expect to live on average for 27.000 days. The countdown is underway, and you should like to have it all with you for as long as the party lasts. Therefore, the magazine had decided to help readers on their way by putting together a list of 35 things to try before putting on the clogs. The list offers a number of ultimate experiences such as driving a Ferrari, firing a monthly salary in Las Vegas, parachuting, swimming with sharks – and having sex with a girl from every continent.

It might be interesting to see a similar one. . .

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Hans Henrik Fafner
Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

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