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A profound book on human psychology, written in a simple, clear logical style.
Anyone wanting to understand this horrible irony would do well to read Eric Hoffer's 1951 classic, The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements.
I am a writer and have read thousands of books, but this is without question one of the most important.
This is indubitably Hoffer's magnum opus. So much so, that U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower read The True Believer in 1952 and gave copies to friends, and recommended it to others. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Matthew Jackson
written in the 50's, it's still extremely relevant to today's politics.Published 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
I didn't find this book to be eye opening in any way, but it was an entertaining read nonetheless. Hoffer does a poor job of engaging the reader in my opinion, and he often seems... Read morePublished 16 days ago by BadgerLVR5
I am reviewing my personal opinions on the problem of youngsters running off to join foreign battles. Eric Hoffer was a longshoreman and a philosopher. Read morePublished 24 days ago by lester f. lomax
I am rereading True Believer for the first time in fifty years and learning much more now. An absolutely seminal work for understanding the characteristics and personalities that... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Edward C. Martin
He has an intriguing theory but like any theory it has yet to be proved, Yet even here Mr. Hoffer inserts his own disclaimer. Read morePublished 1 month ago by terry lipke