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Thomas Laqueur

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Thomas Laqueur

Thomas Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he writes about and teaches European cultural history.


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Two writers explore the perversion of our collective imagination and the ways that science and myth shape our understanding of spirituality.

Nations, like individuals, sustain trauma, mourn and recover. And like
individuals they survive by making sense of what has befallen them, by
constructing a narrative of loss and redemption.