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Based on Freud concepts of pleasure and aggression discuses Hay Ibn Yaqzan and The Island of Animals It is said to be that seeking pleasure and aggression are a part of our human Instinct We seek pleasure to shorten the time of our unhappiness We live in a constant struggle to be always happy and we use all the ways that take us to happiness Aggression on the otherhand is a part of our human nature which can be hidden deep down in our subconcousnes and explodes in certain situations or it can be on the surface of our behavior and inconstant use Sources of happiness may differ from one person to another but the one source of our human gratification that we all agree upon is the happiness derived from sexual pleasure Our souls strive for sexual pleasure to be elevated from one degree of human happiness to another Freud said that what we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree and it is from its nature only possible as an episodic phenomenon 25 At the sametime we explore those human instincts in the presence of civilization which set some rules and regulation that are surpassingly acting as guidelines for the survival of humanity Hay Ibn Yaqzan and The Island of animals are two different human experiences that discover our two core human instincts pleasure and aggression In Hay we will find that his journey with his own instincts is different from our own human instincts but it is the same when it comes to the roll of civilization with dealing with them On the otherhand The Island of Animals tends to dig in our human aggression and shows how humanity uses civilization as a curtain to hide behind it Freud concept of pleasure and happiness is related to Hay in only one way It
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