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← Freud and psycho-analysis: still useful?

Premiseless's Avatar Jump to comment 5 by Premiseless

I read some Freud , or attempted to back in the late 70's but found it intensely aggravating and very disturbing to my inquiring mind so resorted to trying to understand the Bible instead. You can laugh but it has not been funny I can assure you! It stopped me from understanding myself for most of my life! There's a film out "A Dangerous Method." Unfortunately it does not have a scene where he gets kicked in the nuts! Anyhow, to what extent are some of the terms he used still relevant? Have some been modified for more recent thinking or dropped altogether in favour of replacements? This is the problem when language holds fast to terms whilst the thinking about them changes. Is there a reliable reference vocabulary and definition universally accepted as science?

Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:20:22 UTC | #885723