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Tue Mar 6, 2018, 08:57 PM

43. Right. Well said.

Two other books that I'm sure you would enjoy were authored by Erich Fromm -- who is quoted several times in Dr. Lee's book. His 1955 "The Sane Society" and 1973 "The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness" are simply amazing. He was, as you likely know, a psychologist and sociologist. Those books focus upon how a society becomes "dysfunctional" -- much in the manner of a family -- and how a psychopath attracts right-hand assistants and followers that find license to become brutal. In that context, it was impossible for Trump to pick anyone but the absolute worst person for almost literally every position.

I've always liked normal people. But I love the "abnormal" folks. People on the margins of society, often by choice. And I had the benefit of two outstanding mentors -- Rubin Carter and Onondaga Chief Paul Waterman -- who taught me to look at both individuals and groups in a manner distinct from what the larger society measures by.

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