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if behavior is as much determined by the external situation and by culture as by
character, if it is a compromise formation between three sets of forces, it cannot
very well be a perfect indicator of any one of them. Again this is a theoretical ...
RESISTANCE TO ENCULTURATION Self-actualizing people are not well
adjusted (in the naive sense of approval of and identification with the culture).
They get along with the culture in various ways, but of all of them it may be said
that in a ...
This is certainly very different from the ordinary sort of passive yielding to cultural
shaping displayed for instance by the ethnocentric subjects of the many studies
of authoritarian personalities. Detachment from the culture is probably also ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jmcdbooks - LibraryThing
Rated: C+ This book is one of his classics. Not a primer for beginners but an advanced work for his colleagues. Good to ready directly about his understanding of the hierarchy of needs and self ... Read full review
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Better than every self-help book at which I've ever looked, but, after the first Part, still not great. To warrant its thesis it relies upon claims developed less than rigorously, where it doesn't ... Read full review