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By Pythia Peay

What lies in the back of America’s historical romance with the gun? Why does it have this type of courting with alcohol and medication? Why is it so wedded to consumerism and so immune to the facts of weather switch? What are its enduring myths approximately individuality, freedom, and independence, and the way may well we re-imagine our imaginative and prescient of the USA because the “Promised Land” and “The urban at the Hill” to mirror a multiculturalism that provides “the final, most sensible desire” for the realm? In a two-decades lengthy trip during the American psyche, intensity journalist Pythia Peay has requested those and plenty of extra questions of no fewer than thirty-six of the world’s top psychologists and psychoanalysts. From Robert Jay Lifton to Marion Woodman, A. Thomas McLellan to Judith V. Jordan, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi to June Singer, and James Hillman to Mary Pipher, the thinkers in the USA at the sofa speak about violence, dependancy, the surroundings, capitalism and consumerism, politics and tool, and the soul of the USA. the result's a uniquely accomplished, wide-ranging, and compelling kaleidoscope of insights into the psychodynamics of a hegemon in peace and at battle, because it confronts the shadows of the yank century and charts its manner into an doubtful, multi-polar destiny. that includes Stephen Aizenstat, John Beebe , Bonnie brilliant, Gary S. Bobroff , Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Philip Cushman, Larry Decker, Raymond De younger, Edward Edinger, Michael Eigen, Stephen J. Foster, Charles Grob, Bud Harris, A. Chris Heath, James Hillman, Judith V. Jordan, Donald Kalsched, Robert J. Langs, Linda Schierse Leonard, Harriet Lerner, Robert Jay Lifton, A. Thomas McLellan, Thomas Moore, Ginette Paris, Mary Pipher, Ernest Rossi, Andrew Samuels, Erel Shalit, June Singer, Thomas Singer, Lawrence Staples, Murray Stein, Charles B. Strozier, Paul Wachtel, Karen B. Walant, Marion Woodman, and Luigi Zoja.

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