The Moral Argument: Freud continued ...

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    • Parents
      • First people to limit standards and ideals
      • Undermines views of objective moral law
    • Oedipus Complex
      • Parents relationship with a child and sexual trauma
      • 1. Boy desires his mother sexually.
      • 2. Superego internalises both the percieved anger of the father and frustrated desires of the child.
      • 3. Feelings of guilt are connected to sexual desires.
    • Moral obligation is relative
      • Largely undesirable because it creates unnecessary guilt

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