Tag Archives: Erich Fromm

The violent actors embedded in these protests.

A few weeks ago, I wrote down some stuff I’d picked up about what we’re looking at in fake news and social disruption. It’s in one of the last chapters of How I Learned The Facts of Life: Once again … Continue reading

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Let’s have a chat about necrophilia. Oh, yes–it’s relevant

Are you gagging? Are you thinking (while gagging), “Why is this person evoking a psychopathology that makes me think about someone getting sexually excited over a corpse?” Because that isn’t the only definition of necrophilia. I’m thinking on a much, … Continue reading

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“Escape From Freedom.” Starter excerpts

As I re-read Erich Fromm’s 1941 book, I see quotes that confirm my strong memories from 1965, when I first read it. When written, it was an analysis of why totalitarianism, primarily in the form of German and Italian fascism, … Continue reading

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