FREUD ATHEISM

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  • FREUD     (1856-1939)
    • KEY IDEAS
      • God is the projection of desires wanted by humans such as a father figure who is protective,pow-erful and just
      • Religion steams from Totetism (similar to Durkheim)
      • Religion is used to repress anti-social impulses such as killing   , incest and cannibalism for the good of society.
      • God is not only the father substitute but also a projection of the super-ego
    • EXAMPLES
      • Cannibalism, Incest, Killing
    • STRENGTHS
    • WEAKNESSES
      • Not everyone has the capability to kill
      • Points are too vague
      • Heavy focus on sexuality
    • MY OPINION

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