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This exclusive clip from the new documentary Rise of the Sufferfestsby journalist-turned-filmmaker Scott Keneally, explores how our modern life leaves us wanting more. As author Nicholas Carr puts it, “We're getting lots of information through our eyes, but we're kind of distanced from the world and distanced from our own sensory existence.” Watch as Tim Ferriss of 4-Hour series fame poses the idea that we're now obsessed with “sufferfests” because of a deep-seeded desire to get back to the ways of our ancestors. You can read more about the explosion in popularity of sufferfests here, and watch the full film here