Norman O. Brown Quote

Mankind today is still making history without having any conscious idea of what it really wants or under what conditions it would stop being unhappy; in fact what it is doing seems to be making itself more unhappy and calling that unhappiness progress.


Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History (ed. Wesleyan University Press, 2012) - ISBN: 9780819570536

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Mankind today is still making history without having any conscious idea of what it really wants or under what conditions it would stop being unhappy; ...

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Mankind today is still making history without having any conscious idea of what it really wants or under what conditions it would stop being unhappy; ...

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Mankind today is still making history without having any conscious idea of what it really wants or under what conditions it would stop being unhappy; ...

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Mankind today is still making history without having any conscious idea of what it really wants or under what conditions it would stop being unhappy; ...