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Guidance in an Age of Technology


by Joost A. M. Meerloo 1961

There are many influences reaching man's mind and molding him without his being aware of them. Especially technology and the growing process of automatization are factors that unobtrusively alter man's attitude toward compliance and conformity. This process teaches us the new technocratic philosophy that the shortest and easiest way is the best way, in direct conflict with the psychological experience that toil, resistance, challenge, and difficulty are the builders of a strong personality.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 8, 1961, p. 589-589
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3205, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 6:22:35 PM

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