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In contrast with the myriad of dystopian novels available, Skinner manages to have written a stimulating novel that is relatively free of major external conflict. Read morePublished 22 months ago by John DeBoice
Rarely has a book evoked such rage in me as this one did. It's not that I completely disagreed with everything that Skinner said about a Utopian society. Read morePublished on April 2 2004
Walden Two is not a story so much as it is Skinner's idea that by using the psycological techniques of a behaviorist a utopian society can be built (it can even be considered... Read morePublished on Aug. 16 2003 by Dan
There is a lot of confusion about this book.
Walden Two is one big dialogue on the possibilities of society design. Like Orwell's 1984 or Plato's Republic, it is about ideas. Read more
...Skinner, in his biography, admitted, "I am not happy," unlike the characters in this novel, who wander around blissfully. Read morePublished on June 19 2002 by R. Wallace
First of all, I agree with those readers who pointed out that this is not a great work of literature. Read morePublished on June 13 2002 by Pinhas
Imagine a world where you got to choose what you did every day (as long as your four daily labor-credits are completed), where, as everyone is equal to everyone else, the words... Read morePublished on April 11 2002 by Kevin S. Currie
In this book Skinner presents his blueprint for a utopia based on behavioral sciences. While someone who is just looking for a entertaining story may be disappointed or even call... Read morePublished on March 18 2002 by Amazon Customer
I read Walden Two as part of a class assignment, studying the effects of secular humanism and other worldviews on this world. Read morePublished on Nov. 28 2001