Sigmund Freud Quote

But man's helplessness remains and along with it his longing for his father, and the gods. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcise the terrors of nature, they must reconcile men to the cruelty of Fate, particularly as it is shown in death, and they must compensate them for the sufferings and privations which a civilized life in common has imposed on them.


The Future of an Illusion (1927)

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But man's helplessness remains and along with it his longing for his father, and the gods. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcise...

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But man's helplessness remains and along with it his longing for his father, and the gods. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcise...

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But man's helplessness remains and along with it his longing for his father, and the gods. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcise...

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But man's helplessness remains and along with it his longing for his father, and the gods. The gods retain their threefold task: they must exorcise...