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Wilhelm Reich

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Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.

— Wilhelm Reich

#capacity #destructiveness #human #human beings #liberation

The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.

— Wilhelm Reich

#fear-of-life #orgasm #pleasure #psychoanalysis #psychology

And the truth must finally lie in that which every oppressed individual feels within himself but hasn't the courage to express

— Wilhelm Reich

#oppression #suppression #truth #courage

Mistaking insolence for freedom has always been the hallmark of the slave.

— Wilhelm Reich

#insolence #slavery #freedom

We live in a community of people not so that we can suppress and dominate eachother or make each other miserable but so that we can better and more reliably satisfy all life's healthy needs.

— Wilhelm Reich

#happiness #inspirational #life #love #inspirational

You have no sense of your true duty, which is to be a man and preserve humanity. You imitate wise men so badly and bandits so well. Your movies and radio programs are full of murder.

— Wilhelm Reich

#murder #responsibility #men

'Mysticism' here means, in the literal sense, a change of sensory impressions and organ sensations into something unreal and beyond this world.

— Wilhelm Reich

#meaning #mysticism #change

In recent times, more and more human thinking has come to assume that the idea of a universal natural law and the idea of 'God' are pointing to one and the same reality.

— Wilhelm Reich

#god #nature

I do not believe that to be religious in the best, authentic sense a man has to destroy his love life and mummify himself, body and soul.

— Wilhelm Reich

#religion #sex #life

Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it.

— Wilhelm Reich

#govern #knowledge #lives #love #our

About Wilhelm Reich

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Described by Elizabeth Danto as a large man with a cantankerous style who managed to look scruffy and elegant at the same time he tried to reconcile psychoanalysis with Marxism arguing that neurosis is rooted in physical sexual and socio-economic conditions and in particular in a lack of what he called "orgastic potency. He lived and worked out of an apartment on Berggasse 7 the street where Freud lived at no. This is proved by the fact that tumors in all parts of the body are disappearing or diminishing.

S. He died in jail of heart failure just over a year later days before he was due to apply for parole.

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