Totem and Taboo
This landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis explores the conflict between primitive feelings and the demands of civilization. Freud identifies a strong unconscious inclination as the basis of taboo, a forbidden behavior, and traces its earliest appearance to the childhood development of totemism.
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THE SAVAGES DREAD OF INCEST
TABOO AND THE AMBIVALENCE OF EMOTIONS
ANIMISM MAGIC AND THE OMNIPOTENCE OF THOUGHT
THE INFANTILE RECURRENCE OF TOTEMISM
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