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Quotation by Karl Kraus
Die Fackel (Vienna, July 2, 1907)Die Fackel (no. 406/12, Vienna, October 5, 1915)Die Fackel (Vienna, Dec. 15, 1913) quoted in Thomas Szasz, Anti-Freud: Karl Kraus's Criticism of Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry, ch. 8 (1976)Die Fackel (Vienna, February 15, 1909)Die Fackel (Vienna, Jan. 18, 1917)
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
Karl Kraus (1874–1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In Morality and Criminal Justice (1908). "The Riehl Case," Die Fackel (Vienna, Nov. 1906).
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