The Tyranny of Malice: Exploring the Dark Side of Character and Culture

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Simon & Schuster, 1989 - 446 pages
Through clinical observations and extensive readings in literature, history and anthropology, Joseph Berke explores malice as a derivative of envy, greed and jealousy. He reveals the role it plays in the lives of individuals and families, societies and nations and goes on to examine the means by which it may lose its power.

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Berke explores the implications of unacknowledged envy, greed, and jealousy originating in latent feelings of inferiority. These malign influences range from invidious sibling rivalry to journalism's ... Read full review

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Joseph H. Berke is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. He is the founder and director of the Arbours Crisis Centre, a pioneering psycho-social treatment facility in London. Dr Berke is the author of many books and articles about psychology and religion as well as a lecturer and teacher.

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