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Sebastian Junger The author “rants” about why people feel good after disasters, and the human connection that’s missing from modern life

Your new book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, posits that service members find our society hard to re-enter because it’s alienating even for those not returning from war. For me, PTSD is just one lens to look at a broader question of our society—the very common sense of loneliness, the lack of communal utility that people sense, like, “What am

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