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  •  It is inseparable from Patriarchal culture, (8+ / 0-)

    of which Freud was a typical member of his time and place.

    In a hundred years, people will be amazed/offended by our patently wrongheaded and antediluvian current assumptions as well.

    Life is a school, love is the lesson.

    by means are the ends on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 07:35:00 AM PDT

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    •  Not entirely typical, (1+ / 0-)
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      as he at least tried to look outside of the box and examine the problems of society, but peeking into the box and ripping the lid off are very different things.

      We definitely have not yet evolved into a truly sapient species.

      One thing to consider - look at the number of common jokes about any subject, and that will tell you not only how common it is, but how well accepted.

      I have hears (mostly in my youth) way too many jokes about incest, which tells me it's something too common, and it's something a lot of people would rather laugh off than do something about.

      I am not religious, and did NOT say I enjoyed sects.

      by trumpeter on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 10:00:52 AM PDT

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