New Age Nonsense
Christopher Lasch, in New Oxford Review (Apr. 1991), 1069 Kains Ave., Berkeley, Calif. 94706.
The New Age movement "invites a mix- ture of ridicule and indignant alarm," Uni- versity of Rochester historian Christopher Lasch observes, but the discontents it ad- dresses are "supremely importantw-and hence deserve a better response than the New Age one.
The movement's central teaching is "that it doesn't matter what you believe as long as it works for you." Actress-author...