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possible to do any of the suggestions mentioned in the book. When the ideas and psychological tools are examined, some ideas fail to meet reality of society, but meet the specifications and ideas of psychology. In general, the psychological backing for Walden Two lies in the basic principles of psychology. Walden Two was a study of human behavior that was : observable, measurable, and repeatable. The society was run as experiment in a open environment. The society was observed through the visitors that went to Walden Two. Walden Two’s success could not be measured in purely quantitative measures, but in qualitative measures of happiness. The society was not created to become both a prosperous community and an escape from the harsh truth of reality. Finally, the society appears

to be repeatable because of the formation of similar societies and the expansion of Walden Two.(186) Free thought was not restricted, but seemed to be nonexistent. People looked for safety and comfort of familiarity.(21) Burris ran from an unfamiliar woman to his group of friends on the tour. Walden Two showed the effects of conditioning society to perform. Frazier’s whole experiment appears to be nature versus nurture and the effects of conditioning using primary reinforcers. The communities next task was as Frazier put it, “experimental breeding.” The breeding and use of positive traits to create a more effective and gentler society was the next issue for the society to conquer. The society runs with positive reinforcement for positive actions, but to create the desired

actions, the conditioning began at youth. gentler society was the next issue for the society to conquer. The society runs with positive reinforcement for positive actions, but to create the