Are You Agitae? A Treatise on Everyday Agitation

Are You Agitae? A Treatise on Everyday Agitation

Are You Agitae? A Treatise on Everyday Agitation

Are You Agitae? A Treatise on Everyday Agitation

Synopsis

Agitation: it's a high! This book is a user's guide for everyone who is burning to see, to go, to do. It's a hymn to the intoxication, the thrill, and the inspiration of life in the fast lane. "Agite" is about to become a new household word, replacing "hyper" in our vocabulary for the new era.

Excerpt

I'm agitated. Obviously. Everybody tells me I am. They tell me all the time. “How do you get so much done?” “You're so lucky!” “When do you sleep?” Every time, underneath the cheery talk is a little jealousy and considerable condescension. All those jealous sidelong glances, snide little smiles, everyone so sure of himself. “He's a good guy, that Trétiack, but a lightweight, superficial, no staying power.”

In the end, this ticks me off, I confess.

So I am writing for that multitude, the army of the active, those who dance an electric jig. Those whose feet are tapping under the table, whose lungs swell with a surfeit of energy, whose eyes blaze with dynamic drive. I see them, I recognize them, I know them. They are everywhere. the airports are full of them, the streets are teeming with them, the avenues are . . .

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