Jul 19, 2021 • 46M

34: The Challenges of American Motherhood: Freud, Fromm & The Oedipus Complex

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The Rethinking Humanity Podcast dives into social philosopher Eric Fromm’s writings on society and culture from the 1950s and reveals their relevance to the current day. It connects modern writers and thinkers ideas to those of Fromm.
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What needs do mothers have that society doesn't make it easy for them to meet? How does that affect her children? What can she do to overcome? And Freud & Fromm's take on the Oedipus Complex. From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vmYjs5VFhY Also mentioned: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/29/opinion/ezra-klein-podcast-james-suzman.html?referringSource=articleshare --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rethinkinghumanity/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rethinkinghumanity/support