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Erich Fromm

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Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

— Erich Fromm

#commodities #equality #just #man #mass

Modern man thinks he loses something - time - when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains, except kill it.

— Erich Fromm

#love #modern-man #quickly #time #waste-time

Hanya ada satu kepastian, yaitu kepastian tentang masa lampau. Sedangkan tentang masa depan, yang ada hanyalah kepastian tentang kematian

— Erich Fromm


Human beings had two basic orientations: HAVING and BEING HAVING: seeks to acquire, posses things even people BEING: focuses on the experience; exchanging, engaging, sharing with other people

— Erich Fromm

#possession #experience

Die Liebe ist das Kind der Freiheit, niemals der Beherrschung

— Erich Fromm


گرانبهاترین سرمایه انسان و محکمترین پایه قدرت او چیزی جز شخصیت او نیست

— Erich Fromm


The psychic task which a person can and must set for himself is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.

— Erich Fromm

#feel #himself #insecurity #must #person

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

— Erich Fromm

#acquired #deserved #love #love is #mother

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

— Erich Fromm

#birth #effort #give #himself #his

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

— Erich Fromm

#age #children #every #feel #only

About Erich Fromm

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). He observed that embracing our freedom of will was healthy whereas escaping freedom through the use of escape mechanisms was the root of psychological conflicts. Drawing from his knowledge of the Torah Fromm pointed to the story of Jonah who did not wish to save the residents of Nineveh from the consequences of their sin as demonstrative of his belief that the qualities of care and responsibility are generally absent from most human relationships.

Erich SeligmannFromm (March 23 1900 – March 18 1980) was a German social psychologist psychoanalyst sociologist humanistic philosopher and democratic socialist.

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