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Anne Manne (2014) | The Narcissism Epidemic

Festival of Dangerous Ideas

The stories of Anders Behring Breivik and Lance Armstrong may seem to have little in common, but each shows the consequences of the epidemic of narcissism that marks our age. Our lives no longer centred on social and family groups, but have become highly individualistic. We are primed for narcissism by consumer culture, changing family dynamics and growing inequality. It’s time we looked at the sources of this epidemic and how it can be stopped. Anne Manne is an Australian writer and social commentator.


5 Apr 2020