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Publisher's Summary

It is explained what rationalization and repression are and how they are possible.
©2017 John-Michael Kuczynski (P)2017 John-Michael Kuczynski

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a very unique and special book

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes, it taught me a lot about people

What was one of the most memorable moments of Rationalization?

when he was distinguishing between the two kinds of rationalization and repression.

Have you listened to any of Laura Joy’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

i have not

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

reality bites

Any additional comments?

very impressive, and funny too!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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brilliant

Would you listen to Rationalization again? Why?

Yes, very informative

What other book might you compare Rationalization to and why?

Some book by Stekel, similar mentality

Which character – as performed by Laura Joy – was your favorite?

It was non-fiction

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I liked the analysis of the serial killer

Any additional comments?

great book, loved it

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Best psychology work on Audible

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, brilliant, clear, answers important questions.

What other book might you compare Rationalization to and why?

Probably an 'Outline of Psychoanalysis' by Freud, because of its depth and simplicity

Which character – as performed by Laura Joy – was your favorite?

only one character, the main one

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the discussion of the wife who is in denial about her husband

Any additional comments?

great book, great narrator

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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an amazingly insightful work

Would you consider the audio edition of Rationalization to be better than the print version?

Yes. You have to hear it to appreciate the depth of insights in it.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Rationalization?

I like the description of the self-deceiving wife of the serial killer

Have you listened to any of Laura Joy’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

she's outstanding

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

too long, too full of info for that. but almost, very entertaining, it moves along

Any additional comments?

a unique book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful