Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche

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By Ethan Watters

The main devastating end result of the unfold of yank tradition around the globe has now not been our golden arches or our bomb craters, yet our bulldozing of the human psyche itself. American-style melancholy, post-traumatic tension disease, and anorexia have all started to unfold around the globe like contagions, and the virus is us. touring from Hong Kong to Sri Lanka to Zanzibar to Japan, acclaimed journalist Ethan Watters witnesses firsthand how Western healers frequently steamroll indigenous expressions of psychological wellbeing and fitness and insanity and substitute them with our personal. In educating the remainder of the area to imagine like us, now we have been homogenizing the way in which the realm is going mad.

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