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User Review  - booksaplenty1949 - LibraryThing

I heard the contents of this book described when I was in high school and tried to identify and find it for decades afterwards. It was well worth the quest: one of the most interesting and entertaining non-fiction books I have ever read. a classic of participant observation. Read full review

Review: When Prophecy Fails: a Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World

User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

Fascinating account of the way our brains work. What happens when a belief we hold is clearly disproved? This psychologist group investigates a case study example. Scholarly, yet easily readable. A good read on cognitive dissonance. Read full review

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