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The Death of Religion and the Rebirth of Spirit: A Return to the Intelligence of the Heart

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Social visionary Joseph Chilton Pearce’s indictment of cultural imprinting as the cause of humankind’s cruel and violent behavior

• Refutes the Neo-Darwinist assumption that violence is inherent in humanity

• Identifies religion as the sustaining force behind our negative cultural imprinting

• Shows how infant-adult interactions unconsciously block the creative spirit

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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 2nd 2007 by Park Street Press
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Excellent analysis of why man needs religion and why current religion no longer meet his needs.
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My mom recommend this book to me.
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one of my favorite authors, i highly recommend his work to any one with/planning to have children and also to anyone that breathes.
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For nearly half a century Joseph C. Pearce, who prefers to be known simply as Joe, has been probing the mysteries of the human mind. One of his overriding passions remains the study of what he calls the "unfolding" of intelligence in children. He is a self-avowed iconoclast, unafraid to speak out against the myriad ways in which contemporary American culture fails to nurture the intellectual, ...more
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