Definition of primal horde in English:
(In Freudian theory) a hypothetical patriarchal unit of prehistoric human social organization.
- In the story of the primal horde, the father is, furthermore, consumed by the sons in an act that ensures they gain his power.
- Freud postulated this idea in terms of the outgrowth of civilization out of the primal horde.
- He calls for a progression from the primitive lack of civilization of the primal horde to a sense of the dignity of all men in a developed and coherent society.
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