INTERVIEW AND LECTURE TOPICS/ Yonason Goldson
How did you come to write this book?
What do you mean when you say that complaining causes unhappiness? Don’t people complain because they’re unhappy?
How do you define the difference between constructive and destructive humor?
What practical lessons can we learn from the Mona Lisa?
Why do you say that pain is good for us?
You cite research that people travel in circles. What’s the research, and what can we learn from it?
You’ve asserted that we’re all blind. What do you mean?
You argue that our aversion to conflict is unhealthy. Can you explain that?
How does the Book of Proverbs address the problems of the modern world?
Why do you believe that the disintegration of boundaries is responsible for so many of our problems?
You talk about turning negatives into positives. Explain what that means.
You spent a year of your life hitchhiking around the country and backpacking across Europe. What made you do it and what did you get out of it?