Instinctual Renunciation

Was doing my research and came across this excerpt which I found quite intriguing. It opened up a new avenue on how we possibly perceive our environment. Highly desensitized and non-instinctual?

“…the extent to which civilization is built up upon a renunciation of instinct” – excerpt from Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud.

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~ by paviter on September 15, 2008.

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