Cultural anthropologist who earned the Pulitzer Prize in 1974 for his publication The Denial of Loss of life where he argues that individual civilization itself is actually a more elaborate defense mechanism against the data that people are mortal. While offering in World Battle II his infantry liberated a Nazi focus camp. He earned the Pulitzer Award four a few months after his loss of life. He was wedded to Marie Becker-Pos. He frequently drew on the task of Sigmund Freud in his analysis.