Growing Up Absurd Author:Paul Goodman "Problems of Youth in the Organized Society" — "The best analysis I have seen of the spiritual emptiness of our technological paradise." - Sir Herbert Read. — "Paul Goodman's 'Growing Up Absurd' is an extraordinarily good and important book - the best book I know on the subject of youth....Goodman's is a serious, profound and old-fashionedly moral... more » book. With great originality and lucidity, he argues that the Organization Man, the beat and the juvenile delinquent are merely reactions to the same problem....." - Kennith Keniston in "The American Scholar"
"...Paul Goodman, a man deeply dissatisfied with things as they are, deserves more attention than other less-conscientious objectors.... His book is a highly serious effort to understand the relation between society and the disaffected youngster." - John K. Galbraith in "The New York Times"« less