The Deceived Society

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Trafford Publishing, Apr 20, 2006 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 178 pages

We have become desensitized to the subtle, and not-so-subtle, ways our culture is eroding. It begins with the political structure, is bolstered by a sensationalizing press, and is influenced by hysteria from zealots more concerned about a mystical after-life than humanizing our planet. From an unsupportable population explosion, to faulty focusing on body-image, to the savaging of our natural environment, we are permitting ourselves to be decieved, with our priorities distorted beyond all reason. The true messages of religion are ignored. The true findings of science are trivialized. We have the advanced techonology and the human understanding to correct our course. We must, as a society, turn ourselves around. Mediocrity in leadership, biased journalism, and reliance on pseudo-science must not be tolerated. We must start with awareness....

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Dr. Stan Charnofsky is a professor and psychologist at California State University, Northridge. He is the author of three published books: Educating The Powerless, When Women Leave Men, and Therapy With Couples: A Humanistic Approach. He is past President of the Association For Humanistic Psychology, has been a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia, and is the recipient of his campus Distinguished Teaching Award.

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