Escape from Freedom

Escape from Freedom

Erich Fromm


If humanity can't reside with the hazards and duties inherent in freedom, it may well flip to authoritarianism. this is often the crucial inspiration of Escape from Freedom, a landmark paintings through essentially the most special thinkers of our time, and a publication that's as well timed now as while first released in 1941. Few books have thrown such mild upon the forces that form smooth 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 up to date civilization as witnessed through its willingness to undergo totalitarian rule.

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