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Daniel J. Boorstin
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Born: October 1, 1914

Died: February 28, 2004 (aged 89)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian

Bio: Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian, professor, attorney, and writer. He was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress from 1975 until 1987.

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The range of socially permissible and desirable satisfaction is greatly enlarged, but through this satisfaction, the Pleasure Principle is reduced—deprived of the claims which are irreconcilable with the established society. Pleasure, thus adjusted, generates submission.

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