The need for speed and newness, which can only be satisfied by consumerism, reflects restlessness, the inner flight from oneself; [...] looking for the next thing to do or the newest gadget to use is only a means of protecting oneself from being close to oneself or to another person.
|-- , To Have Or To Be?|
This tutorium is dedicated to Erich Fromm (1900-1980), from whose books I have learned a lot, for example not permanently to be looking for the next thing to do and for the newest gadget to use to protect myself from being close to myself or to another person. Only sometimes.
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