He believes in myths instead of approximations to the truth. ... The dichotomous condition of his existence gives rise to the powerful needs for relatedness, transcendence, ... his primary ties with nature, which will leave him stunted, or of establishing new human ties, which will set him free to grow. Fromm (1947, pp. 186-94) found that the key to an understanding of the aim of the needs is the distinction between various kinds of pleasure. ... for the physical integrity of the organism.
|Title||:||Theories of personality|
|Author||:||William B. Arndt|