By Jeremy Griffith
A Species In Denial is Jeremy Griffith's definitive paintings at the human situation after 30 years writing at the topic. Foreword by way of Templeton Prize profitable biologist, Charles Birch. Addresses the crux factor of the human situation, our skill for solid and evil, describing how people have coped with the limitation by means of dwelling in denial of it. The booklet then explains the organic reason behind the human , finishing the denial and maturing humanity to mental freedom. Examines technological know-how, faith, politics, psychiatry, mythology, women and men.
There is an creation to the topic of the human after which 4 awesome essays: decoding Plato's Cave Allegory, Resignation, Bringing Peace to the struggle among the Sexes and the Denial-Free background Of The Human Race, The Demystification of faith. The e-book concludes with a quick profile of the root for Humanity's maturity, a non-profit organization devoted to selling this new frontier of pondering, written by means of international well known mountaineer and two times honoured Order of Australia recipient, FHA Director Tim Macartney-Snape AM.
A Species In Denial has develop into a bestseller in Australia the place it has generated terribly confident responses from eminent humans and the general public
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283). As the Plato essay will explain in detail, people who have historically been referred to as prophets are individuals who had the rare good fortune to receive a sufficiently nurtured upbringing to remain uncorrupted enough in self to be able to confront the Godly, meaningful, cooperative, loving ideals of life and the associated issue of the human condition without experiencing condemnation and depression. They are individuals who have a clear conscience. 45 Print Ed of all for in it sin and evil are revealed to us…There is a deadly pain in the very distinction of good and evil, of the valuable and the worthless…[for this reason the study of] ethics is bound to contain a prophetic element.
While people regularly say they find my writing obscure and impenetrable it is usually not difficult to demonstrate to someone that the text is not too obscure, dense or intellectual to understand. If a reader is taken carefully through the text, paragraph by paragraph, they usually cannot identify any step in the logic that is not clear. The problem is not the presentation, it is the implication of what is being said coming through in their mind subliminally that triggers their evasive defences and leads readers to decide they do not want to hear what is being said.
This deepest of issues of the human condition has been an anathema to most people. They have had the attitude of Albert the alligator in the old Pogo comic strip: ‘The inner me? Naw, got no time fer him. Ah got trouble enough with the me whut’s out cheer whar Ah kin get mah hands on ’im. Ez fer the inner me, he goes his way, Ah go mine’ (mentioned in Charlton Heston’s autobiography, In The Arena, 1995). Significantly, the longer the human journey had to continue without the reconciling understanding of the human condition, the more psychologically embattled and insecure, and thus the more in denial and alienated each generation of humans became.
A Species in Denial by Jeremy Griffith