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The future of immortality and other essays for a nuclear age

by Robert Jay Lifton

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Modern -- 1950- -- Psychological aspects,
  • Immortality,
  • Nuclear energy -- Social aspects,
  • Technology and civilization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Jay Lifton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB430 .L54 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2741566M
    ISBN 100465025978
    LC Control Number86047763

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    In: Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: Basic Books, Description: p. , The Future of Immortality: And Other Essays for a Nuclear Age. Superpower Syndrome: America’s Apocalyptic Confrontation with the World. Who Owns Death: Capital Punishment, the American Conscience, and the End of Executions (with Greg Mitchell) Six Lives/Six Deaths: Portraits from Modern Japan(with Shuichi Kato and Michael Reich).

      New & Noteworthy. By George Johnson. Linear time points like an arrow toward an ever- receding future, while cyclical time rolls along like the seasons. And Other Essays for a Nuclear Age.   1. See Mizuta Kuwajirô,Gembaku o yomu [Reading about the bomb] (Tokyo: Kôdansha, ); Nagaoka Hiroyoshi,Gembakubungakushi [A history of atomic bomb literature] (Nagoya: Fûbaisha, ); Paul Brians,Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, – (Kent, Ohio: Kent State U.P., ); Robert J. Lifton,The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age (New York: Cited by: 3.


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And, the author questions how there can remain a sense of immortality given some of the horrors that have occurred and continue to occur (in the form of nuclear weapons). The author takes a definite anti-nuclear stance in the book, and he repeatedly stresses the importance of avoiding falling into the illusion that stockpiling nuclear weapons is the only way out of our current nuclear dilemma/5(2).

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Get The Future Of Immortality And Other Essays For A Nuclear Age PDF file for free from our online library Created Date: +01'00'. The author takes a definite anti-nuclear stance in the book, and he repeatedly stresses the importance of avoiding falling into the illusion that stockpiling nuclear weapons is the only way out of our current nuclear dilemma.

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Subjects. Protected DAISY, Accessible book, Psychological aspects, History, Nuclear warfare, Death. The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age, Basic Books, The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat, Basic Books, (With Eric Markusen) The Protean Self: Human Resilience in an Age of Fragmentation, Basic Books, Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial, Putnam's (New York City), The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age, Basic Books, (With Eric Markusen) The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat, Basic Books, The Protean Self: Human Resilience in an Age of Fragmentation, Basic Books, The following excerpt is used with permission from Robert Jay Lifton’s The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age (New York, Basic Books, ) is a concise explanation of Lifton’s eight criteria for defining mind control.

His book, Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of “Brainwashing” in China was instrumental in my deprogramming form the Moon. The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age, Basic Books, (With Eric Markusen) The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat, Basic Books, The Protean Self: Human Resilience in an Age of Fragmentation, Basic Books, Alma mater: Cornell University, New York Medical College.

The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age. By Robert Jay Lifton. Basic Books, pages. $ For the reader who is unfamiliar with Robert Jay Lifton's thought, this col-lection of essays, lectures, and occasional writings, spanning the years from the early s to the mids, will serve as a fine introduction.

David Gates, writing in Newsweek about a later Lifton book, The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age, had a parallel view; Lifton's theory, he wrote, is "that we all yearn for immortality, whether in an afterlife or in the idea that we live on through our children—or simply humankind.

The threat of nuclear holocaust, therefore, has done unique psychic damage.". The Future of Immortality and Other Essays for a Nuclear Age; The Protean Self: Human Resilience in an Age of Fragmentation; Protean Self: Human Resilience.

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This is one way to attempt a type of immortality, by passing on genes to future generation.From climate change to nuclear war to the rise of demagogic populists, our world is shaped by doomsday expectations.

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