The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

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9780140134650: The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Distinguishing between defensive aggression, which is common throughout the animal kingdom, and cruelty and destructiveness, Fromm asks what is there in the conditions of human existance to lead man to the orgies of destruction and violence in which we know he has indulged?

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"If any single book could bring mankind to its senses, this book might qualify for that miracle...It is the product of one of the most alert, the most penetrating and the most mature minds of our time" (Lewis Mumford The Times)

"A major work of argument and reflection on human aggression" ( Economist)

"A stunningly erudite book...it demands that we confront our own, and our civilization's character, if we are to understand the nature of our violence" ( New Society)

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What makes men kill? How can we explain man's lust for cruelty and destruction? This pioneering work provides the answers.

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