1. ” Drawing on Civilization & Its Discontents and using the quote from Plato below for your example, concisely and clearly explain Freud’s view to your fascinated audience. explain both the nature of mind, according to Freud, and how it got that way.
Leontius, the son of Aglaion, was going up from the Piraeus along the outside of the North Wall when he saw some corpses lying at the executioners feet. He had an appetite to look at them but at the same time he was disgusted and turned away. For a time he struggled with himself and covered his face, but, finally overpowered by the appetite, he pushed his eyes wide open and rushed towards the corpses, saying, “Look for yourselves, you evil wretches, take your fill of the beautiful sight.” –Plato