Freedom - A Psychological Problem?
1. What does Fromm believe is the greatest assertion of individuality?
(a) Dying while fighting for your freedom.
(b) Fighting for oppression was easier than fighting for freedom.
(c) Fighting for freedom was not worth it.
(d) Fighting for oppression.
2. What group of people fought in battles for freedom, as identified by Fromm?
(a) The wealthy.
(b) The Middle Class.
(c) The oppressed.
(d) The church.
3. What goal does Fromm identify as the "abolition of external domination"?
(a) A harmonious society.
(b) Freedom for the group.
(c) Freedom of the individual.
(d) Obedience to a leader.
4. What war do many consider to be ultimate victory for freedom, according to Fromm?
(a) World War II.
(b) The French Revolution.
(c) World War I.
(d) The American Revolution.
5. What reason does Fromm cite for the rise of authoritarian leaders like Hitler?
(a) People were seeking ways to escape from the responsibility of freedom.
(b) These leaders were too forceful and its members could not resist.
(c) These leaders were cunning and used trickery to get their way.
(d) These societies were lacking training in democracy.
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