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The author of The Road Less Traveled, the bestselling and most influential book of psychiatric and spiritual instruction in modern times, now offers a deeply moving meditation on what euthanasia reveals about the status of the soul in our age. Its trenchant and sensitive treatment of the subject will define our humanity for generations to come.
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Peck uses this exploration of the moral and legal ramifications of euthanasia as a platform to condemn what he views as the "rampant disorder" of secular humanism in the U.S. This abridgment omits in its entirety the book's discussion of medical issues and gives brief attention to the legal issues, concentrating on the psycho-spiritual aspects of what Peck calls "the work of dying." Peck's reading leaves the impression of a rather pedantic and stuffy lecturer who is grappling with his own fears about death and dying as he addresses the social and political debate on euthanasia. J.E.M. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Three Rivers Press, 1997. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0783881355