Not as well developed as previous book nor as well written.
It is led by an ideology of "corporatism," which has deformed the American ideal of a life worth living into one devoid of a concept of the common public good.
I can't say that I have got anything from this book that I didn't already have or suspect.
To what extent do we have free will...good summarization of how our actions are largely determined by a collective unconsciousness....Published 3 months ago by Stefan A. Gomez
"A managerial elite manages. A crisis, unfortunately, requires thought. Thought is not a management function." As simple as that. Read morePublished 3 months ago by FJNanic
Saul has unusual skill in making complex entanglements understandable, colorful, and often humorous. His satire is biting. His irony is satisfying. Read morePublished on November 29, 2012 by Joyce
I believe this work was based on Ralston Saul's 1995 Massey Lectures with the CBC. Anyway, this is a more compressed version of his ideas and I highly recommend this one in... Read morePublished on February 22, 2012 by Wookie
The Unconscious Civilization is an extraordinary work of scholarship: history, philosophy and analysis all rolled into one delivery. Read morePublished on November 1, 2009 by Cecil M. Parr Jr.
While I agree with much if not most of what JRS says in this book, he and I part company when he tries to convince me that the ailments he diagnoses--a manipulation of language of... Read morePublished on January 25, 2008 by The Man in the Hathaway Shirt
THIS BOOK IS A STIRRING READ. WE ARE ALL BURIED UNDER CORPORATE PSEUDO REASON WHERE REASON IS ONLY APPLIED WHERE POWER BENEFITS. Read morePublished on May 14, 2004
Here we have a 'literary figure' writing a book in large part about economics. Unfortunately, he is unqualified to do so because a careful reader will note that, stripped of the... Read morePublished on November 6, 2003
...Saul intimates that the worship of our comtemporary god may not be a road to Utopia but merely another potential Brave New Worldesque,totalitarian dead-end. Read morePublished on May 5, 2002 by timothy hilliard