When a man has once brought himself to accept uncritically all the absurdities that religious doctrines put before him and even to overlook the contradictions between them, we need not be greatly suprised at the weakness of his intellect.
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Conscience is the internal perception of the reaction of a particular wish operating within us
If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too
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