the road less traveled scott peck

travelers

PART I: CRUSADE AGAINST SIMPLISM

part 1:crusade against simplism

国内版本怀疑带着强烈的心理情绪翻译的,不可作为学习英语的好材料
福尔摩斯可以

PART II: WRESTLING WITH THE COMPLEXITY OF EVERYDAY LIFE

part 2:wrestling with the complexity of everyday life

PART III: THE OTHER SIDE OF COMPLEXITY

part 3:the other side of complexity

I should start setting my affairs in order

tying up loose ends of my life insofar as it is in my power to do so. I write this book in that endeavor.

insofar as 在…范围内

endeacor 努力下

vigorous age of forty 活力的四十岁

as if a spigot had been opened 水龙头被打开

pouring out ever since: nine, to be exact 涌出 精确的说

as if I generally had a grand strategy in mind. 宏伟的计划

there is such a thing as a muse and I have always and only operated under her orders. 灵感 her = muse 在她的命令下工作

With the perspective of age I’ve come to realize that in their own unique ways they have all been attempts to work out the same complex set of hidden themes 从年龄的角度来看,我逐渐意识到,他们都在以自己独特的方式,试图解决同样复杂的隐藏主题。

recently I discerned that I have been wrestling with these themes as far back as I can remember discerned = find out wrestling = solve