Vancouver Riot: Civilization and Its Discontents

Freud proposes that the primal instinct of human beings is to act aggressively towards one another.

<h3>While we originally entered society precisely to escape the forces of mutual aggression and self-destruction, the necessity to thwart our aggressive instincts has paradoxically caused great unhappiness</h3>

In The Birth of Tragedy (1872), the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche contrasted Dionysus with the god Apollo as a symbol of the fundamental, unrestrained aesthetic principle of force, music, and intoxication versus the principle of sight, form, and