Rollo May Quote

The upshot is that the values and goals which provided a unifying center for previous centuries in the modern period no longer are cogent. We have not yet found the new center which will enable us to choose our goals constructively, and thus to overcome the painful bewilderment and anxiety of not knowing which way to move. Another root of our malady is our loss of the sense of the worth and dignity of the human being. Nietzsche predicted this when he pointed out that the individual was being swallowed up in the herd, and that we were living by a "slave-morality." Marx also predicted it when he proclaimed that modern man was being "de-humanized," and Kafka showed in his amazing stories how people literally can lose their identify as persons.


p. 49 - Man's Search for Himself (1953)

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The upshot is that the values and goals which provided a unifying center for previous centuries in the modern period no longer are cogent. We have...

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The upshot is that the values and goals which provided a unifying center for previous centuries in the modern period no longer are cogent. We have...