Erich Fromm
ERICH FROMM   Macroknow Library

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness.
"When the theory of evolution destroyed the picture of God . . . Some proclaimed a new god, Evolution, and worshiped Darwin as his prophet."1a

"It was discovered that man could be used as an economic instrument, that he could be exploited, that he could be made a slave."1b ARISTOTLE DRUCKER

" . . . [T]he essence of sadism is the passion for unlimited, godlike control over men and things."1c RAWLS

"For the marketing character everything is transformed into a commodity - not only things, but the person himself, his physical energy, his skills, his knowledge, his opinions, his feelings, even his smiles."1d DRUCKER


1 Erich Fromm (1900-1980). The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness. Erich Fromm, 1973. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, Inc.
a Idolatry of Evolution, at 53.
b The Urban Revolution, at 188.
c The Urban Revolution, at 191.
d The Connection Between Necrophilia and the Worship of Technique, at 388.