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The suppression of natural sexual gratification leads to various kinds of substitute gratifications. Natural aggression, for example, becomes brutal sadism which then is an essential mass-psychological factor in imperialistic wars.  - Wilhelm Reich
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Ch. 1 : Ideology As Material Power, Section 4 : The Social Function of Sexual Suppression - The Mass Psychology of Fascism (1933)

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Born: March 24, 1897

Died: November 3, 1957 (aged 60)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Psychologist, psychoanalyst

Bio: Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, known as one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry.

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