On the one side was the sluggish reptilian will for ease and sleep and death, rising sometimes to active hate and destructiveness; on the other side the still blindfold and blundering will for the lucid and coherent spirit.
Fear and destructiveness are the major emotional sources of fascism, eros belongs mainly to democracy.theodor adorno
Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.wilhelm reich
By allowing curiosity and surviving it, curiosity is transformed from an expression of destructiveness and disintegrating intrusiveness to a necessary prerequisite for psychological growth, self-discovery and creativity. Several vignettes illustrate the impact of curiosity during therapy.
Fear and destructiveness are the major emotional sources of fascism, eros belongs mainly to democracy .
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.Douglas MacArthur