Fromm’s metaphysics (in a nutshell)

erich frommI believe that one can and must hope for a sane society that furthers man’s capacity to love his fellow men, to work and create, to develop his reason and his objectivity of a sense of himself that is based on the experience of his productive energy.
I believe that one can and must hope for the collective regaining of a mental health that is characterized by the capacity to love and to create…

 

– Erich Fromm, Credo (1965) not published in the US until 1994 in the collection On Being Human 

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