Reflections on War and Death

In this essay, written about six months after the outbreak of the First World War, Freud expresses his disillusionment about human nature and the supreme institution of the civilized world, namely the state. The words describing the state and its monopoly of violence are powerful and right to the point. —Panarchy Sigmund Freud, 1915 THE DISILLUSIONMENT … Continue reading Reflections on War and Death