A New Vision

  • Lisl Marburg Goodman
Part of the The Springer Series on Death and Suicide book series (TSSDS, volume 4)


In the few hundred interviews that I conducted in preparation for writing this book, I have encountered some ambivalence and an overwhelming amount of apprehension about death; but hardly a case of total equanimity—let alone joy—at the thought of one’s mortality. The prospect of death has indeed a tremendous effect on all creative endeavor. At one extreme, it acts as the great motivator, the very source of all achievement; at the other extreme, it inhibits all self-actualizing activity.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

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  • Lisl Marburg Goodman

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