Sigmund Freud

Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis.

About Guilt

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Unconscious

In many criminals, especially youthful ones, it is possible to detect a very powerful sense of guilt which existed before the crime, and is therefore not its result but its motive. It is as if it was a relief to be able to fasten this unconscious sense of guilt on to something real and immediate.