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Frazier, Chapter 29 he world is trying to adjust to a newconception of man in relation to men. Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Harvard University, Matter of Consequences: Part Three of an Autobiography by B.F. Skinner Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Throne Reflects Frazier’s godlike perception of himself Walk Represents a place of reunion and relaxation Ladder Symbolizes a connection between youth to adulthood Symbols Castle Skeptical professor of philosophy and ethics; comes to believe Frazier is a dictator and the happiness of Walden Two is fake Frazier Behavioral psychologist with a passion for utopian societies and founder of Walden Two; has a know-it-all and arrogant demeanor Burris Narrator, objective observer, and psychology professor interested in utopias; wholeheartedly embracesand joins Walden Two Main Characters Skinner was an award-winning behavioral psychologist who developed an influential theory of learning called operant conditioning, which explains how behaviors are learned through reinforcement. He studied English in college and pursued creative writing for a short time before becoming a Harvard professor. B.F. SKINNER1904–90 Author Learning is free and focused on nurturing an individual’s interests and talents. Wisdom Walden Two has a noncompetitive barter economy instead of a capitalist system. Economics Walden Two takes care of the health of humans, animals, and the environment. Health Burris, a psychology professor with an interest in utopian communities, undergoes a personal transformation while visiting an experimental community called Walden Two. Impressed by the residents’ values of cooperation and leisure, Burris eventually decides to live there. Reaching theGood Life THEMES English Original Language 1948 Year Published B.F. Skinner Author Walden Two Fiction Novel

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