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    Freud's Civilization and its Discontents

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    This job summarizes Freud's Civilization and its Discontents. According to Freud, is civilization a thin veneer? Why or why not?

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    Whenever attempting to interpret the works of Freud, or any other psychologist/analyst you must always consider the era in which the person is expousing their theory. For Freud the era was/is a puritan era wherein "sex" is considered to be a taboo topic. According to Freud, as a matter of fact, believed that sexual urges were/are at the root of all that man does...from early childhood to adulthood. For Freud any conflict seen within an individual or society has its root in sexual conflicts and/or satisfaction.

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    Freud's Civilization and its Discontents is explained using personal and professional sources.

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