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The future of an illusion

Author: Sigmund Freud; James Strachey; Peter Gay
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [1989]. ©1989
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This is Freud's scientific analysis of religion. Religion, along with government and social, moral and ethical codes, or, civilization act as removing man from his true instinctual and destructive nature into a civil society. Religion is a necessary illusion derived from men's wishes.
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Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Future of an illusion.
New York : Norton, ©1989
(OCoLC)1085905265
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Freud; James Strachey; Peter Gay
ISBN: 9780393008319 0393008312 0393011208 9780393011203
Language Note: Translation of: Die Zukunft einer Illusion.
OCLC Number: 20479722
Notes: Translation of: Die Zukunft einer Illusion.
Description: xxiii, 80 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Sigmund Freud: a brief life / by Peter Gay --
Editor's Note --
The future of an illusion.
Other Titles: Zukunft einer Illusion.
Responsibility: Sigmund Freud ; translated and edited by James Strachey ; with a biographical introduction by Peter Gay.

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This is Freud's scientific analysis of religion. Religion, along with government and social, moral and ethical codes, or, civilization act as removing man from his true instinctual and destructive nature into a civil society. Religion is a necessary illusion derived from men's wishes.
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