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Power and innocence: a search for the sources of violence

Author: May, Rollo Publisher: Norton 1998.Language: EnglishDescription: 283 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 039331703XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Power and Innocence A Search for the Sources of Violence Contents Preface 13 Part I ONE Madness and Powerlessness 19 23 27 32 35 40 1. Powerlessness Corrupts 2. Madness and Society 3. Powerlessness and Drugs 4. The Cry for Significance 5. The Argument of This Book TWO Innocence and the End of an Era 47 50 57 1. The Greening and the Parching of America 2. Other Forms of Innocence THREE Language: 1. 2. 3. 4. The First Casualty 65 68 72 74 75 The Distrust of Words Obscenity and Violence Words and Symbols Words and Experience Part II FOUR Black and Impotent: The Life of 81 84 90 93 1. The Missing Anger 2. The Rites of Rebirth 3. Violence as Life-destroying and Life-giving Mercedes FIVE The Meaning of Power 1. Defining Power 2. Power and the Intellectuals 99 99 102 10 Contents 3. Kinds of Power A. Exploitative B. Manipulative C. Competitive D. Nutrient E. Integrative 4. Power and Love 105 105 106 107 109 109 113 SIX The Power to Be 1. Origins of Power in Childhood 2. The Life of Oliver 3. Self-Affirmation 4. Self-Assertion 121 123 126 137 142 SEVEN Aggression 1. The Meaning of Aggression 2. Varieties of Aggression 3. The Psychology of Aggression 4. Destructive Aggression 5. Constructive Aggression 147 148 152 154 156 158 EIGHT Ecstasy and Violence 1. Violence in Literature 2. Ecstasy in War 3. The Search for Recognition 165 170 172 178 NINE The Anatomy of Violence 1. The Psychoneurological Aspects of Violence 2. Varieties of Violence 3. Destructive Violence 4. Constructive Violence 181 182 186 187 191 Part III TEN Innocence and Murder 1. 2. 3. 4. The Tragic Day at Kent State The Guardsmen Billy Budd's Tragic Flaw Virgins and Dragons 199 201 203 205 211 Contents ELEVEN The Humanity of the Rebel 1. Civilization Needs the Rebel 2. Rebel and Society: A Dialectic 3. The Artist as Rebel 4. The Limits of the Rebel 219 222 225 231 235 TWELVE Toward New Community 1. Farewell to Innocence 2. "If I could have found my tongue" 3. Love and Power 4. Toward a New Ethic 241 241 245 249 253 Notes Index 261 275

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