In a world in which violence in every form seems to be increasing, Erich Fromm has treated this problem with deep perception in the most. The Anatomy of Human. Destructiveness. Erich Fromm. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. New York Chicago San Francisco. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness has ratings and 63 reviews. Raya راية said: ما دام المرء يعتقد أن الإنسان الشرير يحمل قرنين، فإنه لن يكتشف شر.

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Uploaded by FriedrichW on February 24, But most important is Fromm’s conclusion that is eerily fromn to J. Se on psykologinen tutkielma, jonka suurin ansio on menneisyyden psykologisten teorioiden kumoaminen ja uusien suuntaviivojen luominen. I love it whenever a book corrects my perspectives by debunking all my wrong preconceptions regarding things I believed were axiomatic.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Quotes from The Anatomy of Hu Once in a while I would listen to the radio–most memorably for WFMT’s multipart lecture by Erich Fromm on human aggressiveness, a series which led to the purchase of his book on the subject. Can you imagine that tiger and lion are second to house-cat?

My duties consisted of guarding the service entrance, the most onerous part of which was having to arrive before the other workers did early in the morning. And civilization was not fo by robust, muscular men, but by women: Perikato -elokuva olisi varmastikin saanut kirjoittajalta aika lailla sapiskaa.

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He feels at ease among those who abatomy from the same deformation, in fact, it is the fully sane person who feels isolated in the insane society – and he may eric so much from the incapacity to communicate that it is he who may become destructoveness. The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology. But those alleged radicals who counsel that no personal change is possible or even desirable within present-day society use their revolutionary ideology as an excuse for their personal resistance to inner change.


This is an absolutely brilliant book by one of the foremost philosophers of the 20th century. Needs to be read by anyone who has wryly shook his head at the species’ capacity for destructive behaviour Most people run away from the stimuli, unless they have or think they have no other choice – just like animals.

When reading this book, I remember a National Geographic episode showing the most dangerous cat variety. In the last part of this text, he discusses, “Malignant Aggression: Hitler’s story falls into the very dark side of human psychology.

The destructive impulse grew, Fromm argues, hu,an the development of agriculture, the formation of states and hierarchies, and has reached a peak in today’s industrialized societies. Sociology, University of Heidelberg,was a psychoanalyst and social philosopher who explored the interaction between psychology and society, and held various professorships in psychology in the U.

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This, however, is not the destructiveness that Fromm wished to discuss and dissect. On the other hand, malignant aggression, or destructiveness, in which man kills without biological or social purpose, is peculiarly human and not instinctive; it is one of the passions, like ambition or greed. In referencing, “Malignant aggression: Conceding that there is a kind of aggression which man shares with animals, Fromm shows that it is defensive in nature, designed to insure survival.

The writer, JC Smuts, actually only likes prehistory because he believes it shows how far we’ve come. Genuine freedom and independence and the end of all forms of exploitative control are the conditions for mobilizing the love of life, which is the only force that can defeat the love for the dead. Books by Erich Fromm. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ia membahas kasus agresivitas jahat manusia tidak dari sudut pandang deterministik, tapi dari analisa struktur karakter.

How can we explain man’s lust for cruelty?

The situation of if today is too serious to permit us to listen to the demagogues – least of all demagogues who are attracted to destruction – or even to the leaders who use only their brains and whose hearts have hardened. The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness” by Erich Fromm, it is becoming apparent that malignant aggression is based on the desire to be destructive in order to express an unhappiness.


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The job had been obtained for me, and others of our friends, by Mike and Tom Miley whose mother, Helen, was working as the business manager there. If the person has failed to grow Desfructiveness can therefore be reduced by changing man’s socioeconomic conditions.

When we stop looking for those horns, and recognize evil as evil, we may prevent atrocities such as the Holocaust or the New Economic Policy from ever taking place. His current hypothesis is only corroborated by his previous study on gods: After graduating from seminary she was fromj enough to employ me again until I found more regular work.

No trivia or quizzes yet. View all 10 comments. Here, he is trying to systematically debunk the notion that human aggression, most clearly demonstrated in Nazi Germany, is biologically innate or culturally inevitable.