"Cultural Insanity, the Key to Understanding Our World and Ourselves by Jeffrey Wynter Koon is a non-fiction work of primarily expository writing in a persuasive format. ..."
"... Jeffrey Wynter Koon takes his time peeling back layers of theoretical structure, employing in-depth case studies and other applications of empirical support where they exist. ..."
"... a lot to offer and the research to back it up. ..."
A balanced and wide-ranging history. ~Steve in Japan
"The framework used by Koon, defining cultural insanity as aspects of society that unnecessarily inhibit human development, allows for a wide sweep of human culture. ..."
We Are All In This For Better Or For Worse. Why is Worse Still An Option? ~Allen Davenport
"If sometime in the twentieth century was the last time you looked at Will & Ariel Durant, or if you’re a high school or undergraduate student who has discovered things aren’t quite right in the world around you, you should read Jeff Koon's "Cultural Insanity." ..."
Making Sense of Civilized Madness ~Rodney Jones
"... Cultural Insanity fits the genre of our times, seeking to find sense among utter nonsense and possibly a way out of the downward spiral of our civilization. It is a tome. Not for the weak at heart or those wanting simply a literary sketch. But an immersion pays off. And much can be gotten even from the first 180 pages of Part One. Part Two is the backup treatment for the premises in the first part. ..."
George Gregg, retired information systems manager (in an email to me while reading Part I, after having been sworn to secrecy)
"I am truly knocked out by it"..."I am writing to ask if I can share some of this with my [early teen] grandchildren. They are both very intelligent and are aware that their generation is facing major issues, but your exposition of it is so clear and all-encompassing..."
Lee Shilman, widely-read carpenter and building contractor, after reading Parts 3 & 4 and then Part 1
"I immediately began to see evidence of the concept everywhere--in the news, of course, and in everything I know about history."