W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff - 2004 - 1112 pages
|Adler assumed a feeling of inferiority on the part of everyone. He pointed out that |
to be human means to feel inferior. Inferiority feelings were traced to the child's
smallness and dependence in a world of adults, and later to the pursuit of ...
|The psychoanalyst Alfred Adler said 'To be human means to feel inferior.' |
Perhaps he should have said 'To be human means being highly sensitive about
being regarded as inferior.' Our sensitivity to such feelings makes it easy to
|Adler, for example, believed that human beings are dominated by feelings of |
inferiority. 'To be human', he said, 'means to feel inferior.' He then used this
insight to explain more or less the entire range of human behaviour.
|... pomposity. He was committed both professionally and personally to expressing |
his commonality with his fellow humans. ... To be superior does not necessarily
mean to attain social distinction, dominance, or leadership. Striving for ... To feel
inferior is to be aware that we are finite beings who are never wise enough, fast
enough, or powerful enough to handle all of life's contingencies. Feelings of ...
|Are there individuals closely associated with you who try to make you feel inferior|
? ... Do you think Colonel Dorcus thought the Yemasees were worthless human
beings? ... Just because you are different does not mean that you are inferior.
|Such unnatural condition induces emotional disturbance on both human beings |
and animals; making them to feel outwardly and ... to be ashamed of their own
natures, to feel inferior to the human race or to apologize for what they are;
forgetting that they themselves are ... reformed and led gently to God, by the
power of Love and Truth only but never by force, aggressive and violent methods
|It means reaching out to others as the unique individual you are, never allowing |
anyone to make you feel inferior. ... Ahimsa also means avoiding harm to other
human beings, relating to them with kindness and respect, regardless of their ...
|I had to be “sensitive” to avoid making others feel inferior over something that |
made them feel superior. Flattery makes one ... one feel inferior. As most means
to causing “insensitivity” are verbal negatives, I had to neutralize my true negative
truth by a positive fib. ... Human strength is more spiritual than physical. My fear,
|ANSBACHER: Adler, as I understand him, expressed human motivation |
dialectically, which means there are two sides to it', it is bipolar. ... Nobody feels
inferior for not knowing Chinese, because we don't have any aspiration to know
|To be a human being means to have a feeling of inferiority, and we can |
understand that it is another stimulus in addition to ... to improve, because as long
as we feel inferior and not able to cope with difficulties, we will always feel such
an urge, ...