Automaton Conformity

Some articles on automaton conformity:

Erich Fromm - Psychological Theory
... Fromm outlined three of the most common escape mechanisms automaton conformity, authoritarianism, and destructiveness ... Automaton conformity is changing one's ideal self to conform to a perception of society's preferred type of personality, losing one's true self in the process ... Automaton conformity displaces the burden of choice from self to society ...

Famous quotes containing the word conformity:

    That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.
    Freda Adler (b. 1934)