Tag Archives: People of the Lie

Peck on the My Lai Massacre

In this post, I’d like to talk about M. Scott Peck’s discussion of the My Lai Massacre in his book, People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil.  Wikipedia defines the My Lai Massacre as: “the Vietnam War … Continue reading

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To Be Truly Yourself

I finished M. Scott Peck’s People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil.  Something that Peck said on page 264 stood out to me.  On that page, Peck argues that evil people are dull (“Once you’ve seen one … Continue reading

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Peck on the Story of Satan

In my latest reading of M. Scott Peck’s People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, I finished the chapter on exorcism, and I read the chapter on the My Lai Massacre during the Vietnam War, in which … Continue reading

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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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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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