This is a great book. Wilson explores something that has been strangely missing from psychology literature so far - the difference between who we think we are, and who we really are. Its an obvious split caused by having conscious minds - we believe we have awareness of our motives, feelings, thoughts, rationale etc, whilst our automatic instinctive mind is really running the show. Wilson cites research that shows the larger this split is, the more mentally unhealthy people become. Its such an important book, I am very surprised that it hasn't received more attention as a field of psychology.
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