"There exists a 'fear of freedom' of selfhood,
which makes people want to submerge themselves in the mass
and confession is one of the obvious means by which they can do so,
for thereby they lose those traits which cause them to feel separate."
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Techniques of Persuasion, 1963
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Interesting.
 -- Waffler, Smith, Arkansas     
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    hmmm, I'm going along with Waffler. I can imagine under certain circumstances how absolute the sentiment is and, while how inapplicable it can be under others.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    A common collectivist trait.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Just another form of the link between groupthink and Cultural Theory.
     -- Logan, Memphis, TN     
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    I can't identify with this quote."Fear of freedom of self-hood" makes no sense to me.We all are our own selves.
     -- Me Again     
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    Just another form of the link between groupthink and Cultural Theory.
     -- apoorva nagori, mumbai     
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