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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.
“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 19 days ago by Marc A Evans
Nothing to do with the seller but, the book was boring LOLPublished 21 days 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 23 days ago by JDV
Thanks to the denial of death's step-by-step process, I am now immortal. Thanks Ernest Becker!Published 28 days 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 28 days 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 1 month ago by jmhilde
The recipient of this item raves about the insight of the author and the enlightened content of the book.
I'm looking forward to someday reading it myself.
Very interesting book, kind of a difficult read but it's very well thought out and will make you reconsider certain ways of thinking.Published 1 month ago by Dan