Sloth: The Seven Deadly Sins

Sloth: The Seven Deadly Sins

Wendy Wasserstein


here's a rollicking parody of the self-help style, one who skewers the couch-bound, apathetic mentality so pervasive in the USA at the present time.
With tongue in cheek, Sloth courses readers step by step towards a lifetime of noncommittal inertia. "You have the fitting to be lazy," writes Wasserstein. "You can opt for to not reply. you could pick out to not move." Readers will discover the significance of Lethargiosis--the means of doing away with power and force, the important first step in changing into a sloth. that will help you reach definitely the right kingdom of indolent bliss, the ebook deals a wealth of self-help aids. Readers will locate the sloth songbook, sloth breakfast bars (packed with sugar, ingredients, and a scrumptious contact of Ambien), sloth documentaries (such because the author's 12-hour epic on Thomas Aquinas), and the sloth community, channel 823, programming assured to not stimulate or problem by any means. ("It can be tricky to differentiate among this and different channels, yet in basic terms on channel 823 are you able to watch me sleeping.") Readers also will examine the pinnacle ten lies approximately Sloth, the 10 commandments of Sloth, the SLOTH mantra, even the "too-much ten"--over-achievers corresponding to Marie Curie, Shakespeare, and William the Conqueror. you'll find the right way to turn into a sloth on your nutrition, workout, paintings, or even love-life (true love results in ardour, she warns, and fervour is the largest enemy of sloth).
Wendy Wasserstein is considered one of America's nice comedian writers--one who consistently has a significant aspect to her humor. the following, as she pokes enjoyable on the self-help undefined, she additionally satirizes the legion of american citizens who're cultural and political sloths.

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