Year: 1976 Source: New York: Gardner Press, 1976, p.77-94 SIEC No: 19870536

The author discusses how man seems to be rushing toward his own destruction. The meaning of culture & freedom, history, mental disorders & clinical observations are used to advance the hypothesis that the poison of mistrust is the crux of humanity’s suicidal problem. Comtemporary society’s growing mechanization & alienation is said to contribute to the chance of suicide. The author applies his observations to the general population with appropriate modifications. (LH)