Sigmund Freud is one of the greatest scholars of the time who has contributed to the development and understanding of human beings. He is renowned for his work on the personality theories and other works. He has contributed to the field of philosophy and psychology in special way. This paper is going to review one of his works on the discontents of civilization where he tried to exemplify the relationship between the society and civilization. The paper will try to look in details on Freud’s view of civilization and why it has worked for the society.