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Psychopolitics

Conversations with Trevor Cribben Merrill (Studies in Violence, Mimesis, & Culture)

Jean-Michel Oughourlian

For thousands of years, political leaders have unified communities by aligning them against common enemies. However, today more than ever, the search for “common” enemies results in anything but unanimity. Scapegoats like Saddam Hussein, for example, led to a stark polarization in the United States. Renowned neuropsychiatrist and psychologist Jean-...
Publish Date
2012-10-01T00:00:00.000Z
2012-10-01T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.22
ISBN
9781611860535
Recommendations
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Recommendations
For a fresh application of Mr. Girard’s insights into power politics, that great international theater of irrationality.      source