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The great irony of Denial is Becker's analysis of his psychological forebear Freud.
Despite the "heavy" topic, Becker's overall writing style is lucid, accessible, even engaging, and without posturing.
It's been quite a while since I read the book, but is one I think about picking off the shelf again now and then.
Great book, if you want to face the truth about your life. Should be required reading for young adults, instead of a lot of this other useless crap that gets taught.Published 1 month ago by Quill Bear
“To live fully is to live with an awareness of the rumble of terror that underlies everything.”
― Ernest Becker
I don't know what I was looking for with this book. Possibly the glowing reviews, here on Amazon and elsewhere, gave me hope that it revealed the path to living a dignified life... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marc A Evans
Nothing to do with the seller but, the book was boring LOLPublished 2 months ago by Joanne Gentiluomo
This book summed up. Man is neurotic. We are afraid of everything. We transfer our poop loving, mother shagging selves onto people we wish we could be. Babies cry a lot. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JDV
Thanks to the denial of death's step-by-step process, I am now immortal. Thanks Ernest Becker!Published 2 months ago by Tchom
Read as was referenced in another book I had read. Long long slog. Some parts interesting but doesn't really hold your interest.Published 2 months ago by enjoyment reader
Important reading, great writing about something no one really wants to think about. But if we all did, life on this planet would be so much better.Published 2 months ago by jmhilde