John Robbins is an ex-American teacher who, dissatisfied with life in America decided to travel. After visiting many countries, he finally becomes a Farang Monk living in Thailand. He talks about his decision and the personal attempts to find the middle road between excessive goal orientation and totally dropping out.
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