The Expanding Shrink

Krauthammer, Charles
September 1979
New Republic;9/22/79, Vol. 181 Issue 12, p10
Comments that the statement of United States President Jimmy Carter declaring that the country is suffering from a national malaise, is an example of an attempt to psychoanalyze the people. Evidence of the ascendancy of psychological determinism as an explanatory principle; Advantage of the use of psychic soothing compared to gasoline rationing; Impact of facile psychohistory on moral and political discourse.


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