Civilization and Its Discontents Topics for Discussion

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Freud calls civilization a process. It this process beneficial for human society?

What role do technology and technological advances play in Freud's theory?

Discuss Freud's remarks about religion. Are they important to his central theory?

Freud proposes that civilization makes people unhappy. Does he imply or propose a solution?

Freud frequently quotes from literature, especially the poetry of Goethe. How does poetry help him make his point?

Freud apologizes more than once to his readers for the organization of his book. Is the book's argument well organized?

Who is Freud's intended audience for this book?

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