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BergVigor: Already Jesus knew that the rich were clinging their possessions. Read Erich Fromm's "Haben oder Sein" (To Have or to Be)

AUF2020: "Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. " Erich Fromm

BergVigor: Erich Fromm's book "To Have or to Be" The Mike Wallace Interview: Erich Fromm (1958-05-25)

RyanMeachen: “Sickness consists essentially in wanting what is not good for us” - Erich Fromm

Misology: That millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the fact that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths & the fact that millions of people share the same form of mental pathology does not make these people sane. Erich Fromm

welfordwrites: Education makes machines which act like men, and produces men who act like machines. Erich Fromm

at2rty: Obedience!!!!!!!!!! Erich Fromm - Disobedience: A Moral or Psychological Problem (1962)

AdoraLogos: Is the necrophilous* character type more common now than it was in the 1970s? *Erich Fromm, The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

neurosocialself: ‘To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.’ Erich Fromm

da_az_: "In motherly love, two people who were one become separate. The mother must not only tolerate, she must wish and support the child’s separation.” - Erich Fromm

erik_knudtson: threats to our life, freedom, and comfort.” -Erich Fromm

IonaBizDean: “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” ~~Erich Fromm August 13, 2022

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

da_az_: “I want the loved person to grow and unfold for his own sake, and in his own ways, and not for the purpose of serving me.” - Erich Fromm

oxfordcounselor: "Without the effort and willingness to experience pain and anxiety, nobody grows, in fact nobody achieves anything worth achieving." - Erich Fromm

NGMcLaughlin: Theorizing emotions and studying public sociology. What Erich Fromm can teach us about both, from 2022 Canadian Sociological Association meetings.

sanjabh: The person who gives up his individual self and becomes an automaton, identical with millions of other automatons around him, need not feel alone and anxious any more. But the price he pays, however, is high; it is the loss of his self." - Erich Fromm

GSWSyndicate: A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul. ~Erich Fromm (Thanks, Sarah)

NGMcLaughlin: Panel on Erich Fromm at the Canadian Sociological Association meetings, organized by Dean Ray…. Click to download the recording;

aGadox_: The person who gives up his individual self and becomes an automaton, identical with millions of other automatons around him, need not feel alone and anxious any more. But the price he pays, however, is high; it is the loss of his self." - Erich Fromm

PatWay1979: Some Infamous cult leaders: Charles Manson, Jim Jones, David Koresh, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Mao Zedong and Donald Trump. “Malignant narcissism, the most dangerous psychopathology known to humankind” —Erich Fromm

sgbrownlow: Only the person who is faithful to himself is able to be faithful to others. ~Erich Fromm

InlibroV: "The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers." Erich Fromm Man for Himself

ptrsdrkds: I ask him if he’s read the heteronormative and slightly outdated book The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm, one of my favourites about relationships.

YawDarian: "The organization man has lost the capacity to disobey, he is not even aware of the fact that he obeys. In this point in history, the capacity to doubt, to criticize, and to disobey may be all that stands between a future for mankind and the end of civilization" -Erich Fromm

YawDarian: -automaton, identical with millions of other automatons around him, need not feel alone and anxious any more. But the price he pays, however, is high; it is the loss of his self." - Erich Fromm

MrNicolasForero: Psychologist Erich Fromm believes many humans go through "incestuous symbiosis." The term defines the fear of leaving our families to face life's terrifying parts.

Mathias32529271: “Thus, the ultimate choice for man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is to create or to destroy, to love or to hate.” Erich Fromm

LitSorcerio: This was neither written nor cited in relation to liberals, but this quote from Erich Fromm seems relevant to the mentality of the British Sensibles.

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

al_mutaghatris: “There is almost nothing a man will not believe—or repress—when he is threatened with the explicit or implicit threat of ostracism.” -Erich Fromm

hughfoy: “There is nothing inhuman, evil, or irrational which does not give some comfort, provided it is shared by a group.” Erich Fromm

skmongrl: Erich Fromm Selfishness and self-love

dauntless_cl: Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. - Erich Fromm

serdarguenes: Another explanation of the deadening of our survival instinct is that the changes in living that would be required are so drastic that people prefer the future catastrophe to the sacrifice they would have to make now. - Erich Fromm

Ramin_Kondori: "There has never been a better society than in the United States in 1958, but if the United States goes on in the direction it is now taking, it is in serious danger of destroying itself". - Erich Fromm

Miu_tiny: Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.” Erich Fromm

JDaviesPhD: "Many psychiatrists & psychologists refuse to entertain the idea that society as a whole may be lacking in sanity. They hold that the problem of mental health [is to do with].. ‘unadjusted’ individuals, and not [with] a possible unadjustment of the culture itself.” - Erich Fromm

EyauukArt: Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' - Erich Fromm

NGMcLaughlin: Erich Fromm’s global public sociology on the Annex sociology podcast…

sun_girlxo: erich fromm’s escape from freedom feels especially relevant here

qwertyuiop51559: Erich Fromm on Destructiveness & Authoritarianism (1964)

abuyukcakir: "Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man." Erich Fromm, The Sane Society, p.64

AnnMerchant8: “To be completely inhuman means to be completely isolated, to lose any sense of being part of humanity.”—Erich Fromm

ArgentOcelot: “you’re one wrong word away from violence”? It doesn’t show up as often if you’re quiet and small But there is no end to the demand for empty silence. The quieter you are, the quieter you must be. There’s a phrase, ‘necrophilous personality.’ It shows up in Erich Fromm’s 3/6

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

Miu_tiny: Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.” Erich Fromm

_ayyumii: In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. -Erich Fromm RALPHGAIL LOVES KUMU

_ayyumii: Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. -Erich Fromm RALPHGAIL LOVES KUMU

ItsAlwayzSumthn: Any Erich Fromm book particularly The Art of Loving

MeurerCommunity: In “Escape from Freedom” Erich Fromm noted that infantilization involves submission to the tyranny of the majority, which is characterized by “obedience to common sense, science, psychic health, normality, public opinion.” Sounds eerily pandemic ready.

JervieDavid: Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? - Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

Osama_Darabseh: "The more the drive toward life is thwarted, the stronger is the drive toward destruction; the more life is realized, the less is the strength of destructiveness. Destructiveness is the outcome of unlived life." Erich Fromm, Escape from Freedom

awydrychiewicz: “Automation Conformity” by Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

Anthonywodillon: Whoever is a capable of giving is themselves rich (Erich Fromm).

isitbawal__: Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love. – Erich Fromm MARTESAYA WITH ANDI

VirginKinophile: The virgin Freud vs the chad Erich Fromm

VirginKinophile: Rest in peace Erich Fromm you would've loved Drive

wanderlustpress: “If one is really interested in man and in his unconscious, don't read the textbooks, read Balzac, read Dostoyevsky, read Kafka. There you learn something about man, much more than in psychoanalytic literature. There one finds a wealth of deep insight…” Erich Fromm

RealitySelect0r: Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. Erich Fromm

jared_whitmire: Obedience to my own reason or conviction (autonomous obedience) is not an act of submission but one of affirmation. My conviction and my judgment, if authentically mine, are part of me. If I follow them rather than the judgment of others, I am being myself” Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

PatWay1979: A MALIGNANT NARCISSIST LIKE TRUMP is pathologically grandiose, lacking in conscience and behavioral regulation with characteristic demonstrations of joyful cruelty and sadism. Malignant narcissism, the most dangerous psychopathology known to humankind —Erich Fromm

Salon: Will Americans submit to despotism in an urge to “escape from freedom”? Erich Fromm saw it coming

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

historyquots: If a person loves only one person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love, but symbiotic attachment or expanded egoism (Erich Fromm)

atwulf: Just Erich Fromm to my to read list. “There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love,” More of Erich Fromm’s brilliant musing about love.

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

Rohan87381270: "Infantile love follows the principle: "I love because I am loved." Mature love follows the principle: "I am loved because I love." Immature love says: "I love you because I need you." Mature love says: "I need you because I love you." --Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

GSWSyndicate: A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul. ~Erich Fromm (Thanks, Sarah)

WittyMillennium: Can anyone gift me this book named "The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness" by Erich Fromm? pleeeeeeaaasssseeee??????

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

terrywhalin: "In the very act of giving, I experience my strength, my wealth, my power. Giving is more joyous than receiving, not because it is a deprivation, but because in the act of giving lies the expression of my aliveness." -- Erich Fromm

perenissa: she gave me “the art of loving” by erich fromm

gustavocpimenta: ‘Love is as love does. Love is an act of will—namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love.’ — Erich Fromm

PatWay1979: MALIGNANT NARCISSISM is a severe mental sickness representing the quintessence of evil, the most severe pathology and root of the most vicious destructiveness and inhumanity. —Erich Fromm When you’re as deranged as Trump, you’re extremely dangerous.

alpharivelino: GREAT BOOKS FOR MEN The Art of Loving. Erich Fromm (1956) Man of Steel and Velvet. Aubrey Andelin (1972) Men are from Mars. John Gray (1992) Way of the Superior Man. David Deida (1997) The Mystery Method. Mystery (2006) Models. Mark Manson (2011) Daygame. Tom Torero (2014)

CuntySauvignon: love is “the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth” -Erich Fromm

AikiArtsCenter: "Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties." - Erich Fromm

LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

bcomingnatasha: "Inasmuch as the group as a whole requires group narcissism for its survival, it will further narcissistic attitudes and confer upon them the qualification of being particularly virtuous." - Erich Fromm

oxfordcounselor: "Giving is more joyous than receiving, not because it is a deprivation, but because in the act of giving lies the expression of my aliveness." - Erich Fromm

BryanJCollins: "Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties." - Erich Fromm

iQuote: "Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence." - Erich Fromm

Woodywoman: According to Erich Fromm, the human being has transformed himself into a consumer good, and feels his life as a capital that must be profitably invested; if he succeeds, he will have "succeeded" and his life will have meaning; otherwise he will be a "failure."

lapelnigaily: Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? -Erich Fromm RALPHGAIL HapPIEly MARRIED

Business_Reads: "Nationalism is our form of incest, is our idolatry, is our insanity. ˜Patriotism is its cult. ERICH FROMM

QuteBot: I think if you ask people what their concept of heaven is, they would say, if they are honest, that it is a big department store, with new things every week - all the money to buy them, and maybe a little more than the neighbours. (Erich Fromm)

writingback: Erich Fromm got no chill.

sillymickel: “*White Collar* (1951), & *The Power Elite* (1956), along with his obviously relevant *Character & Social Structure* (1953). Books like Erich Fromm’s *The Sane Society* (1955)…” READ BOOK...

LifeCoachMary: Dreams are like a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul. - Erich Fromm

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LauorenJauregui: "Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" -Erich Fromm

HaniAdada: "If I am attached to another person because I cannot stand on my own two feet, he or she may be a life saver, but the relationship is not one of love." - Erich Fromm

r4nd0m_quot3: Confidence Quotes: “Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.” — Erich Fromm

Miu_tiny: Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.” Erich Fromm



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