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It cannot possibly be denied that such things are true, but their generality can be
denied. Emergency conditions are, almost by definition, rare in the normally
functioning peaceful society. That this truism can be forgotten is attributable
mainly to ...
Possibly its main excuse was that in the sick society and in the sick individual, it
actually tends to be true. But, as Benedict (24) has proved, it need not be true.
And in the good society, or at least in the kind she describes, it cannot be true.
But we must also point out that we now know a great deal more than Aristotle and
Spinoza about the true nature of the human being. We know in any case enough
to understand what their mistakes and shortcomings were. Primarily the kinds ...
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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