Oedipal crime as prototype of all law breaking

Book referenced:

Title: Sigmund Freud and the Jewish mystical tradition
Author: Bakan, David.

Regarding Freud >Freud

(a) “(…) he attempted to rewrite the Law of Moses in a way which would be more compatible with the prevailing spirit of liberty” P. 167

(b) “He was trying to remake and rework our conceptions of morality in a way which would make it possible for the individual to live a richer and less hampered existence, freed from the taboos which Judaism had imposed upon itself for its survival and which had been accepted by the Christian world as a way of life.” P. 167

(c) Guilt associated with the Oedipal crime. Moses Egyptian – absolves himself



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