It is desirable to avoid trivial and evil company altogether-unless one can assert oneself fully, and thus make the other doubt his own position.

Paradise is lost for good, the individual stands alone and faces the world-a stranger thrown into a limitless and threatening world. The new freedom is bound to create a deep feeling of insecurity, powerlessness, doubt, aloneness, and anxiety. These feelings must be alleviated if the individual is to function successfully.

In other words, ideas can become powerful forces, but only to the extent to which they are answers to specific human needs prominent in a given social character.

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