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The Sane Society

By: Erich Fromm
Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
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The Sane Society is a continuation and extension of the brilliant psychiatric concepts Erich Fromm first formulated in Escape from Freedom; it is also, in many ways, an answer to Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents. Fromm examines man’s escape into over conformity and the danger of robotism in contemporary industrial society: Modern humanity has, he maintains, been alienated from the world of their own creation. Here Fromm offers a complete and systematic exploration of his “humanistic psychoanalysis.” In so doing, he counters the profound pessimism for our future that Freud expressed and sets forth the goals of a society in which the emphasis is on each person and on the social measures designed to further function as a responsible individual.

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Stimulating and insightful

A stimulating read which seems more relevant today than in its time. A brilliant analysis of the human experience in modern society. Can't help but wonder what Fromm would think of our post-modern, selfish culture.

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MUST READ!

The book was written decades ago but when u listen to it, it's like he talking about present situations. His insight to the human mind an the human condition is uncanny

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A Total Must

Honestly, this book should be required for any aspiring psychologist, theologian, socialist, capitalist, or any person who strives for a better future for humanity. Written in 1955, it is as relevant today in the 21st century as when it was first published.

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an important book

From the author of Freedom From Freedom, a continuation of his philosophical work. highly recommended.

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if only it were so!

Very good book. well written and easy to follow. I will definitely refer it to others.

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