Reflection on Freud

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Sigmund Freud was a strange man. The fact that he had sexual relations with his own mother makes me take him less seriously than he would have wished; apparently he did not solve his Oedipal complex. Freud would have been an extraordinary example for Fredrich Nietzsche, who thought that the irrational people we are, should just listen to our drives and impulses to live a better life. According to Freud, our first sexual person we encounter is our father or mother. He defiantly acted on his impulses and went for what his unconscious wanted.

We were taught in our Theories of Crime class how the different psychosexual developmental steps can lead to crime and why. ...

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was convinced that everything has to do with sex; people just deny it because of social norms. Yes, some people are very sexually driven; however, how do you explain the people who decide to be abstinent and focus on other things? How do you explain they way people work hard to help others with no benefit for themselves? Yes, some people might have an underlying sexual factor pushing them to success, because in today’s society there are benefits with being successful, and in some cases that ...

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Added: 4/9/2012 07:01:59 PM
Submitted By: brickwalls18
Category: Psychology
Words: 391
Pages: 2

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