My boss sent me to the hardware store to get some fencing, and as I go out to the warehouse to pick up my order and load it into my truck, I see a sticker stuck to the door: Maybe I should take this personally. A close-up shot: Freud: precisely what you need.
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I take as true and interesting the following statement of Erich Fromm: There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love. If this were the case with any other activity, people would be eager to know the reasons for the [...]
I have always had a poor New Yorker’s skepticism of “therapy” – shrinks and psychoanalysis. That sort of thing, goes the prejudice, is for Manhattanites; and it never cures them anyway. In fact, it is likely to make people more self-centered and self-justifying than ever. An acquaintance with Freud’s writings, and the atrocious way that [...]