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Author QuotedJoost Abraham Maurits Meerloo
Title QuotedHomo Militans
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/08/02
QuotationReading [Joost] Meerloo's remarkable manuscript Homo Militans [Militant Man] (not yet published in English - he wants me to collaborate with him on it). It is very interesting for the idea that I am working on - ambiguity and "communication" through the language - doubletalk and doublethink - surrounding peace and war. He makes so clear the fact that on another level than that of explicit statements, we convey fears, hostilities etc. which are the "real" communication.
Quotation SourceLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 271
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