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But the civilized joke against a person allows us to satisfy our hatred of and
hostility against him just as the civilized dirty joke allows us to satisfy our
repressed sexual urges . Freud continues : Since we have been obliged to
renounce the ...
Unfortunately this meant that he was given the kind of education which
completely addled his fairly good brain and destroyed every chance of his
becoming a rational person . Literature , art , poetry , music , history , mathematics
, science were ...
persons had to come through me and practically the only person whom he would
ever actually see was myself . If anyone came for an interview , they had to see
me and , if they wanted to go beyond me to him , they had to put what they ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review