A discussion of the differences among societies with respect to their religion, culture, political institutions, social structures and foreign imperialistic policies that takes into account geographic and economic circumstances, but stresses the psychological background. Freeman points out that fear, apprehension, obsession with status, aggression, guilt feelings and the need for a sense of belonging have all entered into the great drama of history.
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THE ORIGIN OF FEAR ANXIETY AND TABOO
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