The Different Drum
Community Making and Peace
By (author) M. Scott Peck
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Different Drum by M. Scott Peck
Book Description'The overall purpose of human communication is - or should be - reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another. . ' Although we have developed the technology to make communication more efficent and to bring people closer together, we have failed to use it to build a true global community. Dr M. Scott Peck believes that if we are to prevent civilization destroying itself, we must urgently rebuild on all levels, local, national and international and that is the first step to spiritual survival. In this radical and challenging book he describes how the communities work, how group action can be developed on the principles of tolerance and love, and how we can start to transform world society into a true community.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099780304
(178mm x 110mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author M. Scott Peck
Road Less Travelled, Hardback (April 2012)
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. This title suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding.
Road Less Travelled and Beyond, Paperback (February 1999)
The journey to serenity and peace, Dr Peck writes, can only be made with increasing self-awareness and social awareness. There are no easy answers for complex problems. In this text, he aims to show that there is a way to think with integrity, and to come to terms with dying and death.
World Waiting to be Born, Paperback (October 1998)View all books by M. Scott Peck
Now in paperback, the author of the phenomenal The Road Less Traveled presents his long-awaited major new work of nonfiction for individuals, partners in marriage, family members, and participants in the workplace--offering revolutionary change to create a genuinely civil society.
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Author Biography - M. Scott Peck
A graduate of both Harvard University and Case Western Reserve, Dr M. Scott Peck served in the Army Medical Corps from 1963 to 1972 and had a private practice in psychiatry from 1972 to 1983. He then devoted much of his time and financial resources to the work of the Foundation for Community Encouragement, a non-profit organization which he and his wife, Lily, helped found in 1984. M. Scott Peck died in 2005.
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