[ExI] be nice to leftists
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 18:37:53 UTC 2014
Alfred Alder opposed Freud on the basic urges of mankind. Whereas Freud
said that they were sex and aggression, Adler said it was the will to
power. Both in their way were right.
So if you were to look at people in high positions (that is, high status,
the elite) it would be expected that they enjoyed it, sought it, wielded
the power too much, in the wrong way, selfishly, and so on. As to whether
they were obsessed with it, or addicted, is often a close call even to
experienced clinical people.
So whether one can give examples of leftists who are 'obsessed with power
and status' by the tens or by the thousands, it doesn't prove anything at
all as to whether they are any different from people on the right. One
would expect that a very high proportion of both leftists and rightists fit
the description. Which is to say that they are typical, and successful
examples of the human race as it now exists.
wfw aka bill w
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