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Erich Fromm

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In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.

— Erich Fromm

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The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.

— Erich Fromm

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There is only one meaning of life: the act of living itself.

— Erich Fromm

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To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable.

— Erich Fromm

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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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