Questions to respond with a minimum of 250 words per respond
- Smith describes Buddha’s teaching as “life-redeeming” and “ego-shattering” How could it be both?
- In what sense is religion an â€˜illusionâ€™ for Freud? Why are religious beliefs so powerful?
RELIGION AS NEUROSIS
- How, according to Freud, does religious behavior resemble neurotic behavior?
- Pals describes Freudâ€™s account of religion as functionalist, as projectionist, and as reductionist? Meaning what in each case?
Daniel L. Pals: Nine Theories of Religion
Chapter Two: Religion and Personality: Sigmund Freud