The end of the other

Leith, Mark
October 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/16/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 8, p1075
Academic Journal
Presents the opinion that humanity is headed for extinction. Question of whether humans, as a species, have a death wish; Mention of Sigmund Freud's theory that human nature evolved from two instincts, known as Eros and Thanatos; Discussion of how the 'self' differs from the 'other' in terms of identity.


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