Thursday, May 14, 2015

Daily Dose

From The Cultivation of Hatred: The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud, by Peter Gay


“Civilization itself, with its exigent demands on individuals and the individuals’ efforts to gratify their desires, is an interminable contest, only intermittently peaceful, between Eros and its great adversary, aggression."

From the Introduction

Peter Gay, 1923 - 2015, Rest in Peace

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