Letters, Sep. 18, 1995

20TH CENTURY BLUES

"Feeling miscast in our own lives, we experience depression almost as a moral stand, a protest against a world we do not understand." ANDREW LEWIS CONN New York City

Technology in modern society has made great strides in bringing us more free time, and Robert Wright shows us how we are spending it: being depressed [COVER STORY, Aug. 28]. The quotes from the Unabomber raised some interesting points. I just wish he would convey them in a humane manner. SETH MAYERI New York City

As Wright's report on the roots of widespread depression makes clear, we are relational...

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