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Luke Rhinehart
Birth date: November 05, 1932
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The English Student
The English Student rated it 3 years ago
Luke Rhinehart, psychiatrist, bored and unhappy with his life, hits on the idea of using dice to live his life, writing out lists of options and rolling a die to find out which one he'll go with. Sometimes the decision is as trivial as what to eat for breakfast; sometimes the die dictates what role ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: sport, published-1971 Read in April, 2008 Description: The cult classic that can still change your life... Let the dice decide! This is the philosophy that changes the life of bored psychiatrist Luke Rhinehart -- and in some ways changes the world as well. Because once you hand over ...
BrokenTune rated it 7 years ago
Not sure how this got to be a cult book.I enjoyed the 70s feel of the story, but couldn't get over the inherent flaw in the logic behind the idea of being liberated by assigning decisions to the roll of a dice. By inherent flaw, I mean that by both assigning a choice of action to the dice or by ch...
Marvin's Bookish Blog
Marvin's Bookish Blog rated it 9 years ago
This is a re-read. Originally read this in 1971 and remembered it to be a funny and scathing satire on all the faddish psycho-therapies and theories that inundated the 60s and 70s. Should be interesting to see how it holds up......Well. it did not hold up very well. While The Dice Man enjoys a cult ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 11 years ago
Read this in those few sober moments on a 50th birthday jaunt in Dublin. The thing about that city is that every other building is an Irish Pub, YES that's right! and every other other establishment is a sports shop. So dice in hand we went through St.Stephens Green, nodding politely at James Joyce'...
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