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Unformatted text preview: realizing how oppressed they actually were. -Religion can be used as a form of social control. -IF religion didn’t exist, you should invent it. Frued :-Psychology-Future of an Illusion- repressed sexual desires causes problems-Notion of the unconscious mind.-Obsessed with sex, like Marx was obsessed with class.-Rejected desires onto other people, making religion the same as the delusions of psychotics.-Psychoanalyst in a very conservative society. People would come to him about their repressed desires and he thought they were projecting them onto other people.-Idea of life after death is just projected from fear of death.-Otto :-Idea of the Holy-Questions of ultimate concern-development in comparative study of religion. Schleietmacher :-Speeches on Religion, written in 1799-Reformulate religion and Christianity-Demise and end of religion...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at ASU.
- Spring '08