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Nespokojenost v kultuře Sigmund Freud

Nespokojenost v kultuře

Sigmund Freud

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ISBN : 9788086202136
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142 pages
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In this seminal book, Sigmund Freud enumerates what he sees as the fundamental tensions between civilization & the individual. The primary friction, he asserts, stems from the individuals quest for instinctual freedom & civilizationsMoreIn this seminal book, Sigmund Freud enumerates what he sees as the fundamental tensions between civilization & the individual. The primary friction, he asserts, stems from the individuals quest for instinctual freedom & civilizations contrary demand for conformity & instinctual repression. Many of humankinds primitive instincts (for example, the desire to kill & the insatiable craving for sexual gratification) are clearly harmful to the well-being of a human community. As a result, civilization creates laws that prohibit killing, rape & adultery, & it implements severe punishments if such rules are broken. This process, argues Freud, is an inherent quality of civilization that instills perpetual feelings of discontent in its citizens. Freuds theory is based on the notion that humans have certain characteristic instincts that are immutable. Most notable are the desires for sex & the predisposition to violent aggression towards authority figures & towards sexual competitors, which both obstruct the gratification of a persons instincts.