Walden Two Characters

B. F. Skinner
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Frazier is the mind behind Walden Two. A psychologist, Frazier is interested in understanding human behavior through experimentation. He is cocky and unattractive as a person, and he tends to be smug. He also tends to lecture and control the conversation. When he acts as guide to Walden Two, he is in complete control of the tours, deciding what the guests will view and ignoring questions that he doesn't want to address yet.

Burris suspects that Frazier has a god complex, and Frazier does compare himself to God. He wants to control human behavior and human society. Still, his creation quickly gets out of his hands. Many of the people at Walden Two don't really know Frazier, as becomes clear when Burris speaks with Mrs. Olsen. Frazier is not popular. He is awkward, and he has no "pull" in the society. When he wants the architects who are...

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