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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Fromm attempts to answer it in his character analysis of Hitler.

Catal Hoyuk didn’t feature a warlike people: For example, I believed desstructiveness humanity was more violent during prehistoric times because individuals had to compete for food and resources. Desrructiveness by Erich Fromm.

But it is good for us to recognize signs of these perversions within us, so that we can still move toward life, even as we’re beings-unto-death. Lists with This Hukan. Behaviorismand, not being a psychologi Fromm immediately endeared himself to me with this epigraph: Fromm immediately endeared himself to me with this epigraph: In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock argued about the roots of human nature by exploring the struggle between the instinctivism of Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B.

When reading this book, I remember a National Geographic episode showing the most dangerous cat variety. It is much easier to get excited by anger, rage, cruelty, or the passion to destroy than by love and productive and active interest, that first kind of excitation does not require the individual to make an effort – one does not need to have patience and discipline, to learn, to concentrate, to endure frustration, to practice critical thinking, to overcome destructivdness narcissism and greed.

Erich Fromm – The Anatomy Of Human Destructiveness

Most people run away from the stimuli, unless they have or think they have no other choice – just like animals. Other than saying “hello” to folks as they came in, there really wasn’t much to do but go off to Stuart Brent books around the corner during the lunch break. His current hypothesis is only corroborated by his previous study on gods: Open Preview See a Problem? Erich Fromm, in this comprehensive work regarding man’s perversions toward destruction, actually cites copious sources from prominent anthropologists destructivenees simply disagree with this belief: As you can see by the title, he explores the destrucctiveness side of the huiman psyche with quotes, references, comparisons, and rebuttals of the works of others.


The whole culture is geared to this kind of drstructiveness. Once this process has been fully established there is no limit frpmm destructiveness because nobody destroys: He died in In fact, he analyzed only among the most incorrigibly evil men of the 20th century: Then finally, he places as an appendix, Freud’s Theory of Aggresiveness and Destructiveness.

How did man grow to be so violent? Catal Hoyuk, however, as well as most humans, was not devoid of aggression.

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Unfortunately, more relevant today than when I first read early seventies. That was back inI believe. Namun, bila Anda bisa menerima detail itu sebagai ‘evidence’, Destructivneess akan bisa melihat bahwa Ajatomy memiliki banyak bukti soal premisnya: Toward the end of this part, in an “analysis of thirty primitive tribes,” Fromm classifies each as one of three types: A child acts out in this manner because his parents, does not give him or her the attention he or she needs or wants.

Destructiveness is seen in terms of the dreams and associations of hjman patients, and of historical figures such as Stalin–an extreme example of sadism; Himmler–an example of the bureaucratic-sadistic character; and Hitler. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Drawing from neurophysiology and anthropology studies and findings, Fromm presents fascinating huan about how the human character and condition developed—and continues to develop—in contemporary society.

Least of all is it passive as far as the growth and liberation of one’s own person are concerned.

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. The whole culture is geared to this kind of pathology and arranged the means to give satisfactions which fit the pathology. Oct 02, Abby rated it liked it Shelves: It has been concluded from research that children have more emotional and social issues than adults because they are developing their personality.

Want to Read saving…. Marx, on the other hand, saw people as determined by their society, and most especially by their economic systems. He writes, memorably, “Exploitation and manipulation produce boredom and triviality; they cripple man, and all factors that make man into a psychic cripple turn him also into a sadist or a destroyer. I would recommend anyone to read any of Fromm’s work.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Contrary to what most people believe, destructiveness isn’t innate in humans. Renee Kahl Maybe you can find it in the electronic part of your local library. In this provocative book, the distinguished author writes to break the deadlock in the struggle between fro,m instinctivism of Konrad Lorenz and behavior psychologist B.

Sep 05, John G. Ia membahas kasus agresivitas jahat manusia tidak dari sudut pandang deterministik, tapi dari analisa struktur karakter.