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In To Have or to Be? the sociologist Erich Fromm argues that there are two distinct modes of existence. These are unique ways in which we relate to others and the world around us. Having The first is the ‘having mode.’ This is characterized by an attitude of acquiring or possessing things. It is when…Erich Fromm on Having Versus Being — Pointless Overthinking
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We are human beings and being is such a wonderful expansive way to live, having is often about contraction and so in many ways it does shrink and contract our lives.. Lovely post.