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A Comparison of Durkheim and Freud on Native American Culture Emile Durkheim and Sigmund Freud have radically different views on Native American culture. Freud, a psychologist, believes "that our task to civilization is to defend us against nature." He thinks that there are superior powers in nature like f ....

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.... and bringing healing powers to those who believe (Hanges). To succeed in life, one must access this power so he can become a part of the desired social structure. Of course, Durkheim believed there was a fine line between the sacred and the profane. The sacred was something revered and could be anything from a tree, to a rock, to a building (Durkheim). Durkheim's philosophy is exemplified by the worship of the natives, since trees, rocks, and other objects are considered sacred. This shows that Native American sacred ways are ways of fulfilling ....

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