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People of the Lie by M. Scott Peck
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Feb 15, 13

bookshelves: could-not-finish
Read from October 30 to December 01, 2010

There are things I don't like about this book, but I started reading it again because I own it and have no other convenient/available book in mind to address an issue of concern to me right now: why people are so shamelessly FUCKED UP, remorseless, and seemingly devoid of empathy with apparently no desire to be better or recognition that anything is wrong with them, even a little bit.

Once again I just couldn't continue when he starts in with the exorcism bullshit. Which in my placebo & ritual embracing mindset I supposedly can go along with a little ways, but in reality when it comes to reading this book I just can't keep reading it. I keep thinking I'm curious about it, but then I'm just NOT. He's just really smoothly full of shit in so many ways.
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message 1: by josey (new)

josey that is the same reason i read it. next comes Explaining Hitler and The Gulag Archipelagoa, but I doubt very much if there is an answer.


Trixie Fontaine Ahhh - thanks for the rec, Karolyn.


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