People of the Lie

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Simon and Schuster, 1983 - Medical - 276 pages
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In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume to his classic trilogy—The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond—Dr. M. Scott Peck brilliantly probes into the essence of human evil.

People who are evil attack others instead of facing their own failures. Peck demonstrates the havoc these people of the lie work in the lives of those around them. He presents, from vivid incidents encountered in his psychiatric practice, examples of evil in everyday life.

This book is by turns disturbing, fascinating, and altogether impossible to put down as it offers a strikingly original approach to the age-old problem of human evil.
  

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Review: People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil

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M. Scott Peck is one of my favorite authors and his books always have incredible insight into the psychology and spirituality of human nature. M. Scott Peck has been around for awhile but I believe ... Read full review

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Read Scott Peck Numerous Books, But "People Of The Lie" IS UNIQUE A TIMELESS EXCELLENT PERCEPTION Subject EVIL! I Have Recommended Numerous people To Read, And Afterwards People Taking My Advise ... Read full review

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Contents

THE MAN WHO MADE A PACT
15
TOWARD A PSYCHOLOGY OF EVIL
36
THE ENCOUNTER WITH EVIL
85
A TEACHING CASE
150
OF POSSESSION AND EXORCISM
182
AN EXAMINATION
212
THE DANGER AND THE HOPE
254
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M. Scott Peck, M.D. is the author of the New York Times best-seller The Road Less Traveled, with six million copies in print. His other books include Further Along the Road Less Traveled, The Road Less Traveled and Beyond, Meditations from the Road and Golf and the Spirit.

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