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V. Oh ship ahoy! we're sailing high Across the sea so wide and bare. The breeze against the full-blown sail Lends music to my fleeting prayer. A moment's sleep upon the deck— My back against the hard, white board; Not ever dreams can enter here— No haunting fear—no hanging sword. Gonv. I know not when the lightning strikes Nor how I'm beaten with its whip. I know not when all hell lets loose Its fury on this fearful trip. But there's a captain at the helm. In spite of storm, he will escort This craft across the surging sea And bring it safely into port.
In fact, the optimistic rhetoric was less all-encompassing than selfdescription would have it: large-scale social problems were in fact being reported and analyzed in newspapers and mass circulation magazines such as Life and Look. McCarthyism, above-ground nuclear testing, misogyny, and antifeminism were being discussed as the order of the day. They were documented, analyzed, and resisted by a courageous and committed cohort of individuals that grew larger every day. The Lonely Crowd by David Reisman, Nathan Glazer, and Reuel Denny (1950, 1953); William H.
The work of Viennese psychologist Ernest Dichter illustrates the link between the economic imperatives of the postwar economy (which required the full-time wife) and popular psychiatry. In 1946, under the auspices of the Motivational Research Institute, Dichter and colleagues experimented with using a pop version of Freudian psychoanalysis to find out how to sell detergents, vacuum cleaners, creams, powders, cake mixes, and so on. S. daily papers were carrying at least one help column dependent on psychology.