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Fromm, E. (1964) A study of the polarity of possible orientations on the basis of character and the first major statement Erich Fromm’s attempts to dissect what he saw as a further fundamental orientation present in western societies – a fascination with death and things (objects).
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Fromm, E. (1947) , 1969 edn. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Premier. 256 + x pages. Discusses the problem of ethics, ‘of norms and values leading to the realization of man’s self and of his potentialities’ (v). Part one examines the problem; part two, humanistic ethics (the applied science of the art of living); part three, human nature and character; and part four, problems of humanistic ethics.
Your statement, "I not get rejected by my mate, and therefore I find it that he or she has left me," actually means, "Because I very much to have my mate love me, he or she ." Well, what sense does that make? Do you—really—control your mate's (or anyone else's) feelings? Do you—truly!—rate as King of Kings or the Mother of the Universe? Lots of luck! (Ellis and Harper, 1975, p.79)
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The situation of mankind is too serious to permit us to listen to the demagogues – least of all demagogues who are attracted to destruction – or even to the leaders who use only their brains and whose hearts have hardened. Critical and radical thought will only bear fruit when it is blended with the most precious quality man is endowed with – the love of life. Erich Fromm (1973) , page 438
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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was both a practicing psychoanalyst and a committed social theorist. He had the ability to look, as Mills (1959) would have put it, to both individual troubles and public issues. Erich Fromm He also brought to his work a strong religious understanding, a humanistic ethic and a vision of possibility. He had the ability to write for a popular audience, to develop a strong social critique, and to combine psychological insight with social theory (drawing on diverse sources such as Freud and Marx). These qualities did not endear him to a number of his colleagues who viewed his efforts with some suspicion and even alarm. Today, Erich Fromm’s work is not a major focus of academic attention – but it still repays study. His insights into the nature of society and human activity have a lot to say to educators – especially those committed to working for fairer and more convivial forms of living. In this article we will briefly review his life and contribution, and look to four areas of his work that directly impact upon the work of educators: freedom, alienation, love and being. We do not explore in any detail his contribution to psychoanalytical thinking and practice.
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Ellis noticed that clients often use the word "must." They use it in connection with their own behavior ("I do this...") or in connection with the behavior of others ("My husband love me at all times....") Ellis calls this —saying somebody "must" do something, simply because it is expected or demanded by somebody else.
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His studies took him to the University of Frankfurt where, in 1920, he helped to found of the (directed by Martin Buber and Franz Rosenzweig), Erich Fromm then went on to undertake a doctorate (in sociology) at Heidelberg (completed in 1922). In 1924 he began his studies in psychoanalysis (studying first in Frankfurt, then at the Berlin Institute of Psychoanalysis). He also began to turn away from religious observance. Fromm also got married (in 1926) to Frieda Reichman – but this was to be a short union. Reichman was ten years his senior – and had previously been his psychoanalyst. The marriage lasted four years, but Fromm and Freida Fromm Reichman continued to be friends and professional collaborators (Reichman made a notable contribution to the development of pyschoanalysis in relation to schizophrenia ).