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Between security and insecurity

Author: Ivan Klíma
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 1999.
Series: Prospects for tomorrow.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Twenty succinct and thought-provoking chapters deal with topics of essential interest to us all today, including the role of rationality and irrationality, apathy and aggressiveness, the abdication of art, the mass media, virtual reality and escapism, youth's own particular vision, and a dozen or so other equally vital issues."--BOOK JACKET.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Klíma
ISBN: 0500281580 9780500281581
OCLC Number: 43325527
Language Note: Translated from the Czech.
Description: 88 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A New Concept of Time --
A Substitute Secular Faith --
Rationality and Irrationality --
The Cult of Entertainment --
The Artificial World --
Apathy and Aggressiveness --
Modern Idols --
The Abdication of Art --
The Three Dimensions --
Hope --
Love --
The End of the Millennium --
The Family --
School --
The Mass Media --
Movements for Change --
Young People with a Vision --
Grounds for Hope? --
A New Philosophy.
Series Title: Prospects for tomorrow.
Responsibility: Ivan Klíma ; translated by Gerry Turner.


A discussion of the changes in thinking and behaviour at the turn of the millennium. It considers the main values in human society that must be preserved and tries to identify the people who are  Read more...


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