Table of Contents


Chapter I. Questions to be Answered – and how they interrelate

Chapter II. A Path for the Perplexed

Chapter III. Laying the Groundwork

  • Developing a sensitivity in the mind
  • Reference Groups
  • Differentiation
  • A Kaleidoscopic View of Anxiety
  • Locus of Control and Locus of Approval
  • “Group Think”
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Intellectual Integrity
  • Conformism

Chapter IV. Layers of the Human Being

A. Evolutionary Feedback Loops
B. Nested Russian Dolls
C. The Tree of Consciousness

Chapter V: Ways of Manipulating: Spin, Fallacies, Deception and Self-Deception

Chapter VI: A further word about Nature, Nurture and Political Psychology

Chapter VII: Drawing Conclusions and a Plan for Action

Appendixes: 1) The Democratic Personality. 2) Psychological Defense Mechanisms. 3) Further discussion about Milgram’s experiments. 4) Notes on the author’s cultural perspective. 5) 14 Point People’s Agenda for North Carolina.

Bibliography and References