Category Archives: Psychology

Peck on Exorcism

In my latest reading of People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, M. Scott Peck talked about exorcism.  I did not finish Peck’s chapter on this subject, so I will be commenting on what I have read … Continue reading

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Charlene’s Story

In my latest reading of People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, M. Scott Peck talked about Charlene.  Charlene was a lady in her thirties who played by her own set of rules, regardless of how that … Continue reading

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Introversion and Loneliness

In my latest reading of People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, two issues that stood out to me were introversion and loneliness. Peck tells a story about a young woman named Billie.  Her Dad was a … Continue reading

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Roger’s Parents

In my latest reading of People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, M. Scott Peck talked about another case study in the area of human evil: Mr. R. and Mrs. R., the parents of Roger. Unlike Bobby’s … Continue reading

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People of the Lie: George and Bobby’s Parents

I started M. Scott Peck’s People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil. What draws me to Peck’s books are his stories, particularly the ones pertaining to his experiences as a psychotherapist.  In my latest reading of People … Continue reading

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Finishing Further Along the Road Less Traveled

I finished M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point two passages. On pages 225-226, Peck states: “As a friend of mine once put it, … Continue reading

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Narcissism

On page 67 of Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth, M. Scott Peck states the following: “When psychiatrists talk about injuries to pride, we call them narcissistic injuries.  And on any scale of narcissistic … Continue reading

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Peck on Forgiveness

I started M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In my latest reading, one topic that Peck discussed was forgiveness.  According to Peck, some people act as if forgiveness is an easy … Continue reading

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Finishing The Road Less Traveled

I finished M. Scott Peck’s The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Growth. My latest reading covered a lot of interesting ground, such as Peck’s belief that God is guiding us to spiritual and moral … Continue reading

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Peck Knew More Than Kathy About God: On What Basis?

In my latest reading of The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, M. Scott Peck talks about religion and spirituality.  He discusses three case studies: a woman named Kathy who was weighed down … Continue reading

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