” From the physical point of view, a man is nothing more than a system of cells, or from the mental point of view, than a system of representations, in either case, he differs only in degree from animals. “


” It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh. “


” Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society, he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion, but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized. “


” Whoever makes an attempt on a man’s life, on a man’s liberty, on a man’s honour inspires us with a feeling of horror in every way analogous to that which the believer experiences when he sees his idol profaned. “



All 4 Emile Durkheim Quotes about Man in picture


From the physical point of view, a man is nothing more than a system of cells, or from the mental point of view, than a system of representations, in either case, he differs only in degree from animals.
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.


Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society, he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion, but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized.
Whoever makes an attempt on a man
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