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Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I'd give this 4 stars for the classic that it is, but 3 for my enjoyment of it. As Freud writes in the book, he knew what he was writing was revolutionary for its time but would eventually be taken as ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - André Bueno - Goodreads

OVERVIEW Civilization and its Discontents spells out Sigmund Freud's theory that civilization itself is the main source of unhappiness. By inhibiting their natural instincts, civilization drives ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

Hard to read and disturbing theories. I couldn't help but wonder what Freud was smoking. Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Emmanuel Sibanda - Goodreads

Basically about what makes us happy. Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - David - Goodreads

"This, written in 1930, on the eve of destruction as it were, is a summary of Freud's beliefs, the potted essence of his system as applied to the broad picture. Those who decry the Freudian technique ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Lotz - Goodreads

There's something unbelievable about Freud. If he was some ancient Greek or Medieval thinker, his ideas might not seem as strange. But the man was a contemporary of Albert Einstein, John Maynard ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

In the first chapter Freud begins by pondering the source of religious feelings, that is, a sense of expansiveness, limitless, connectedness where the boundary between the ego and the external world ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Alex Obrigewitsch - Goodreads

As always with Freud, his theories are interesting and at times even amazing, until he focusses in on sexuality and refuses to let go. It always seems to me that Freud concentrates too much on ... Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Montanamarynotmartha - Goodreads

Weird! Read full review

Review: Civilization and Its Discontents

User Review  - Evelyn - Goodreads

Read for Evil. The beginning part lost me because of Freud's weird sexual theories. It is facile to point at anything and say "it relates to sex" and then when people say no, say, "ah, but you are ... Read full review


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