The Book of Joy - Departure: A Final Goodbye Summary & Analysis

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The final day of Archbishop Tutu’s trip to Dharamsala was brief, but the men managed to address a few final questions. Abrams first asked the men to discuss why now was the right time for the Book of Joy. Archbishop Tutu begins by claiming that all of humanity was distressed by the amount of violence and tragedy plaguing the world, thus, it was the men’s responsibility to release their wisdom of joy to the world. The Dalai Lama adds that one must look at the world with a longer perspective; humankind has improved as a whole, despite some setbacks. “We must promote basic human values,” he preaches, and “we must teach people, especially our youth, the source of happiness and satisfaction. We must teach them that the ultimate source of happiness is within themselves” (297). This is the recipe for...

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