The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Mark Manson
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The chapter opens with several common misconceptions that people previously believed, like the sun revolving around the earth. Manson also shares examples from his own life where he has been wrong and asserts that he has in fact been wrong about just about everything, and hopes that he continues to be. Being wrong and failing is an essential part of growth, learning, and improvement. Manson argues that learning isn't about going from wrong to right but from wrong to slightly less wrong, and that growth, therefore is iterative. Being "right" in life or making the "right choices" is also often subjective, as everyone is different and has different needs. Manson cautions that a need to be right can result is such an extreme fear of failure or rejection that people "never end up actually living" (118). Certainty, Manson argues, is the enemy of growth. Therefore...

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