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Turning again to the unconscious mind, Freud says two things: it denies our own death and it constantly wishes for the death of others. But he goes on to say that while in primitive times this conflict gave rise to ethical theories and "soul" theories, today it doesn't. Today it gives rise to war. Here's Freud: "At the present day this ambivalent conflict no longer results in the development of ethics and soul theories, but in neuroses which also gives us a profound insight into the normal psychic life." Question: what are the neuroses that the unconscious emotional conflict is giving rise to today and how is understanding those neuroses giving us insight into normal psychic life?

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