Whether one accepts Freud s teachings in toto or rejects a great
part of them as unsubstantiated and untenable, one must admit that
his influence on modern thought has been tremendous, incalculable
and on the whole beneficial. Many shams and hypocrisies have been
uncovered and exploded by the ruthless analysis of modern
psychology known as psychoanalysis, and in no field have the
Freudian teachings borne better fruit than in the field of human
sexology. That psychoanalysis has been exploited by charlatans and
ignorant laymen for their own benefit and to the detriment of their
victims is not to be laid at the door of its founder. Of all Freud
s writings and their number is enormous the writer considers the
present essay the most important the most important barring none.
In this essay Freud clearly states his position on the importance
of the sex instinct in modern civilization, on the relationship
between sexual abstinence and nervousness or neurosis, and boldly
proclaims, what medieval theologians still persist in denying, that
man s sexual instinct is not at all primarily meant to serve
purposes of reproduction but is intended to furnish certain forms
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