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Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mercedes - Goodreads

Becker' research and explanation of the human condition that includes anxiety, neurosis, and all things Freudian into the theory that death is what we all fear and simultaneously deny is enlightening ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - John Brooke - Goodreads

I found this book difficult to read on a Kindle. A mind numbing overload of Psychological perspectives from a vast number of bonafide sources. Neatly assembled with lucid comments by the author ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - joycesu - Goodreads

This was an interesting read on the psychology of the human experience and our need to justify existence. I much enjoyed diving into Becker's thoughts on transference and repression as coping ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Barbie Martinez - Goodreads

“The irony of man's condition is that the deepest need is to be free of the anxiety of death and annihilation; but it is life itself which awakens it, and so we must shrink from being fully alive.” ― Ernest Becker, The Denial of Death Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Joe - Goodreads

A masterpiece in terms of distilling knowledge out of chaos. The documentary "Flight from Death" twigged me to the works of Ernest Becker. He uses multiple disciplines to look at human nature and ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Fred Graver - Goodreads

Marc Maron has mentioned this several times, and it's an amazing, mind-blowing read. A post-freudian look at our daily struggles with life, death, and our own "hero" myths. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Bill - Goodreads

This book is not 4 stars. It is either 3 or 5, I'm just not sure which. On one hand, the book has changed my outlook on life - 5 stars. On the other hand, I strongly disagree with Becker's final conclusion and he can be a bit dismissive about other points of view - 3 stars. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mike - Goodreads

So, we're screwed. We're the only self-aware, conscious animal (or the most self-aware depending on how you think about it) and we will die like all living things. Becker goes for the moonshot ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Sarah Gerard - Goodreads

Four stars instead of five because Becker has some strange ideas about homosexuality. Otherwise, this was brain-meltingly good. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Denial of Death

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mika - Goodreads

Borrowed Bob's copy. It's not like I believe in this as gospel, but can't possibly deny how profound it is in comparing, contrasting, and inspecting psychoanalytic/religious/philosophical theories, or ... Consulter l'avis complet


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