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Man by his nature is located in a process of comprehending and understanding the world, of being interested in the world—if we consider “interest” in its original etymological sense of inter-esse, of being-within—a process by which the division between a rigid subject and an equally rigid, externally located object is overcome in favor of the idea of a constant relationship in which (as the Buddhists say) “I do not only see the rose, the rose also sees me.” This is just a special formulation of this procedural, reciprocal relationship of man to the world.
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El famoso psicoanalista Erich Fromm escribió un libro llamado “El miedo a la Libertad”, en una de las páginas del primer capítulo el Dr. Fromm cita a John Dewey, filósofo y educador americano ya que como bien lo menciona el Dr Fromm, uno de sus pensamientos refleja una de las problemáticas mas grandes del hombre moderno: su miedo, o debo decir terror, a la libertad: 896 more words
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love say: ‘I need you because I love you.
— Erich Fromm
“Solidarity among men has one of its strongest foundations in the experience of sharing one’s own suffering with the suffering of all.”
—Erich Fromm, social psychologist.
From My Bookshelf – Day 59
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The dream of being independent masters of our lives ended when we began awakening to the fact that we have all become cogs in the bureaucratic machine, with our thoughts, feelings, and tastes manipulated by government and industry and the mass communications that they control.
“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” Erich Fromm, philosopher, author, sociologist