For example, the billions spent on airport security, he argues, are mostly just making us feel better about flying rather than actually making it safer.
But when he discusses life in the Nairobi slum of Kibera, Burkeman engages in the same kind of reductionist thinking of which he is so critical. Because they are more accepting of the insecurity of life, Burkeman says. This insecure, anxious and sometimes unhappy reader found it quite helpful. About Us. Brand Publishing. Times News Platforms.
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