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The situation is hopeless, but not serious : (the pursuit of unhappiness)

Author: Paul Watzlawick
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Calling upon metaphors, vignettes, jokes, innuendos, and certain other "right-hemispheric" language games, Paul Watzlawick shows how we can (and do) make everyday life miserable.

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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Watzlawick
ISBN: 9780393310214 0393310213 0393018210 9780393018219
OCLC Number: 9464987
Description: 125 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: This above all: to thine own self be true! --
Four games with the past: --
The glorification of the past --
Mrs. Lott --
The fatal glass of beer --
The lost key, or More of the same --
Russians and Americans --
The story of the hammer --
A handful of beans --
Chasing away the elephants --
Self-fulfilling prophecies --
Beware of arriving --
If you really loved me, you would like garlic --
Be spontaneous --
Why would anybody love me? --
The traps of helping --
Those crazy foreigners --
Life as a game.
Responsibility: by Paul Watzlawick.
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