Escape from Freedom

Escape from Freedom

Erich Fromm


If humanity can't dwell with the risks and duties inherent in freedom, it could flip to authoritarianism. this is often the relevant proposal of Escape from Freedom, a landmark paintings through the most exceptional thinkers of our time, and a publication that's as well timed now as whilst first released in 1941. Few books have thrown such gentle upon the forces that form glossy society or penetrated so deeply into the explanations of authoritarian platforms. If the increase of democracy set a few humans loose, whilst it gave delivery to a society within which the person feels alienated and dehumanized. utilizing the insights of psychoanalysis as probing brokers, Fromm's paintings analyzes the disease of latest civilization as witnessed via its willingness to undergo totalitarian rule.

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