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Author QuotedErich Fromm
Title QuotedHeart of Man: Its Genious for Good and Evil
Date (Year/Month/Day)1966/04/27
ImprintNew York : Harpers & Row. 1964
QuotationThe other day I finished your Heart of Man and found much good in this expansion of the former short work. [note 38: The short work was the booklet, referred to above, War Within Man. Fromm incorporated this material into The Heart of Man] Most helpful. Am temporarily not sleeping in the hermitage, as I am recovering from an operation for cervical disk. But I work and meditate there in the daytime when possible. Be sure that I am not exaggerating this project or being fanatical about it; but I need this delving into reality, this sweating out of illusions and desires "¦
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 322
Letter toErich Fromm
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