• . . . freedom to creat and construct, to wonder and to venture. Such freedom requires that the individual be active and responsible, not a slave or a well-fed cog in the machine . . . It is not enough that men are not slaves; if social conditions further the existence of automatons, the result will not be love of life, but love of death.

    Erich Fromm (1963). “War Within Man: A Psychological Enquiry Into the Roots of Destructiveness”
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