Walden Two By B. F. Skinner

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In his fiction novel, “Walden Two,” author and behavioral psychologist, B.F Skinner, introduces a radical solution to societal, communal, and modern life problems. Skinner describes a utopia, which based on its foundation of scientific ideologies, forms the perfect society. The utopian society that Skinner depicts is far happier and healthier than any other in the world due to its communists and socialist beliefs that are achieved through the idea that free will is merely an illusion. This experimental community is based on the principals of behaviorism, which is the claim that environmental factors influence human behavior. New behavior is therefore learned through classical and operant conditioning rather than inborn knowledge. It is through
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