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Revolution in Psychiatry: The New Understanding of Man

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Toby Newton
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Becker establishes the links between meaning and action, and between action and identity, and between identity and meaning.

Yep. It's a complex picture and, essentially, your parents are to blame. But don't be mean to them - they are only the stooges of their culture.
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Dr. Ernest Becker was a cultural anthropologist and interdisciplinary scientific thinker and writer.

Becker was born in Springfield, Massachusetts to Jewish immigrant parents. After completing military service, in which he served in the infantry and helped to liberate a Nazi concentration camp, he attended Syracuse University in New York. Upon graduation he joined the US Embassy in Pari
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