20 April 2013
(Revised) Essay Exam #1: Fromm’s – Becoming an individual
Erich Fromm a psychoanalyst and social critic who stated we should be disobedient for an individual can create a whole new beginning to the society. Meaning, becoming obedient can change a certain man’s life rejecting from higher class and creating his own. But as one man invents the whole world would want it. Releasing a new introduction could lead to “commodity hunger” and becoming “one man” that can change the world. To become an individual, the best way to start is to disobey the law and be free from them to do whatever you want. Do your own material production.
The definition of disobedience in the dictionary means you didn't follow the rules/procedures that can cause you to get in trouble. By Fromm’s definition of disobedience describes the way to live among the society. Living under one political government, following the rules no matter what the consequences is, but in order to fulfill that goal, disobeying the law is the best way to get started. Fromm said, “If the capacity for disobedience constituted the beginning of human history, obedience might cause the end of human history.” (par. 10). The main purpose was to be disobedience; therefore many individuals are starting to disobey political. Just to do their own. A man needs to break the spell of an evil government and save his life of becoming an individual; he needs to act on his own. Nobody wants to do the same routine over and over again, the process sound dull and boring many people think it’s time for a change. Men and women individual should think before the follow, for example when a soldier is out fighting in the war, and see women and children on the battlefield. Instead of aiming his gun and pulling the trigger he let them go because what god does it take to kill innocence life’s that are not involved in the war? Fromm believes that one person can have one...
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