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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: M. Scott Peck Narrator: M. Scott Peck Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 1987 ISBN: 9780743546515
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For a World in Conflict...
New Hope for Wholeness in the Modern Age!

–A society of rugged individualists and economic competitors

–A world of nuclear politics and uncontrollable forces

–For many, modern living means loneliness, disaffection, apathy and isolation.

Is there an escape?

In a startling, life-affirming work by one of America's foremost thinkers, Dr. M. Scott Peck examines the concept of community, its roots, its development and most importantly, it's rewards for contemporary America. In this program which features segments from a live lecture and narration by the author, Dr. Peck draws on his first-hand experiences and studies, and leads the way on a journey from isolation to togetherness, towards peace in our society and in the world - for the true fulfillmen of all individuals!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “He offers real hope...we badly need the practical and realistic optimism this book offers.”

    Madeleine L’Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time

  • “A moving work that achieves a rich integration of social/psychological insights and a contemplative stance.”  

    Library Journal

  • “A personal and societal conversion. I believe millions of Americans are ready to participate in this transformation.”

    Robert N. Bellah, author of Habits of the Heart

  • “Scott Peck has done it again. The Different Drum could mobilize groups the way The Road Less Traveled inspired individuals.”

    Marilyn Ferguson, author of The Aquarian Conspiracy

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 7/2/2010

    " I read this a long time ago but remember finding it really interestin as I have with most of Scott Peck's books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steven | 7/31/2009

    " Scott Peck's work is incredible whether he is talking spirituality or politics and is actually an incredible bridge between the two. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steve | 6/22/2009

    " discussion of the dynamics of community making and the multiple components necessary for it to manifest itself "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Circle of Hope Pastors | 5/7/2009

    " Peck expands our thinking aboutthe life-cycle of a cell. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shari | 5/5/2009

    " Wonderful. Dr Peck is the man! This one really helps you get perspective on how the sense of community and overall mores have eroded since the age of industrialism and ultimately prosperity "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tammy | 3/26/2009

    " This book changed the way I relate to people, especially in groups. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 April | 3/9/2009

    " Excellent book on the psychological aspects of making and sustaining community. Many of the cultural examples are outdated (references to the arms race, in particular), but otherwise a helpful balance of theoretical perspective and practical suggestion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michael | 3/9/2009

    " an early inspiration for social change "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melissa | 1/15/2009

    " I read this in my early twenties after the Road less travelled. It impacted my identity, because I wasn't in the "mainstream" and I was the black sheep of my family and as most 2o somethings checking things out. I thought "aha, I"m not the only one!" It was encouraging. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marta | 12/17/2008

    " model i've used for years and years about life... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Beth | 8/17/2008

    " I didn't finish reading this book. I think I simply lost interest. I did enjoy Peck writing on the importance of community. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Troyann | 2/27/2008

    " What an Idealistic way to look at the world.. I would elect this man to run our country. Educational and philispohical "

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