Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Story
Publish date: August 22nd 1994
Publisher: Element Books
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
For all hoopla I heard about this book as a kid but never read it because I thought it was about a boy and that did not interest me much as a young girl, ha ha - this story turned out to be a disappointment, and a snooze of a read.
According to this book:1. The point of life isn't merely mundane daily survival.2. It's actually the pursuit of absolute freedom.3. Sufficient freedom will give you magic powers.4. This is because reality is just a projection of thought. According to me:1. OK - you can impose whatever purpose you ...
A very thought-provoking, though short book, JLS invites the reader to contemplate the potential tyranny of collective,taken-for-granted understanding and the value of mavericks, as a necessary challenge to the prevailing order. Bach poses a question for all of us about the price of conforming, weig...
Magnifique parabole sur la liberté et le regard des autres, je me demande pourquoi j'ai autant attendu pour le lire. Un très beau moment plein de poésie, très court mais plein d'apprentissages.
I must have read this book at least 20 times and each time I've been given a gift. Jonathan, a tenacious seagull, is bored with the mundane routine of his flock. He goes off on his own, striving to achieve perfection in flight no matter what the cost; resulting in his being exiled from the flock for...