The #MeToo Movement, the Repression of Rape, and Otto Gross

Clio’s Psyche 25 (1):47-50 (2018)
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This paper briefly describes the life of Otte Gross and his thoughts on sexuality, society, and repression. This provides the basis to interpret the #MeToo movement as functioning in the same way as a repressed memory that breaks through to consciousness. Gross' suggestion that society "rapes" individuals and his assertion of a primordial matriarchal society are useful insights in understanding the #Metoo movement.

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Philip Højme (Hoejme)
Polish Academy of Sciences


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