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Robert Jay Lifton

Robert Jay Lifton is one of America’s leading psychohistorians, renowned for his studies of people under stress and the author of numerous books, including Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima (1967), Home from the War: Vietnam Veterans — Neither Victims nor Executioners (1973), and The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide (1986).

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The False Promise of Nuclear Power

We must free ourselves from the false hope that a technology designed for ultimate destruction could be transmogrified into ultimate life-enhancement.

Robert Jay Lifton ·


"A Duty to Warn" and the Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

Renowned psychiatrist says despite "Goldwater Rule," mental health experts have unique responsibility when someone in power may be dangerous

Bill Moyers ·

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