The Book of Joy - Frustration and Anger: I Would Shout Summary & Analysis

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Abrams begins this chapter by confessing one of his main inspirations for wanting to work with Archbishop Tutu: “How does a deeply spiritual and moral leader drive in traffic” (101)? While he may not mean this literally, it is an example of his goal of proving to himself and to the reader that figureheads society has revered such as the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu are human. “What I really wanted to know,” Abrams confesses, “was how all his spiritual practice and beliefs affected his day-to-day interactions, like driving in traffic” (101). Abrams experiment was fulfilled when a car cut in front of the Archbishop, to which Tutu wondered if the driver was “on his way to the hospital because his wife was giving birth, or a relative was sick” (102). Abrams marvels at the Archbishops’ ability to take “the high road...

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