This is a love story triumphantly emerging from a nightmarish mix of injustice, violence and perversion as therapeutic change transforms a deranged society into a more sane nation. More fictionalized science than science fiction, it uses the medical model to introduce the new science of sociatry. Sociatry is to a large group or Nation as psychiatry is to an individual person. The nation Asu has gone berserk. Since a nation cannot be put into a straight jacket or a hospital, new curative theories and methods are enunciated and tested for the first time by Dr. Dorothea Jonas and her eventual associate Asuan psychiatrist Dr. Frank Burgess. They fall in love but must attend to Asu before their personal desires. Many new ideas emerge: polychromatic pulchritude, sociothanatomimesis, the new profession of Applied Philosopher, Global prize for Outstanding Ethical Behavior, leadership through inverse status and more. They repeatedly apply for research grants and other financial support for their large scale operations but are turned down by both government bureaucrats and private foundations. Help finally comes from a surprising source and they achieve professional fulfillment and personal happiness.Phi Beta Kappa in Fine Arts, then on to graduate school for a MA and PhD in English literature. Her mastera#39;s thesis had already been published before she finished her doctoral dissertation because it included a new and original contribution toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Asu Megasylum Trilogy|
|Author||:||Frank M. Du Mas|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2002|