Archives for January 2019

The Shrug, or Who’s Your Daddy?

"What motivates the kind of spectacular, unique, unimiaginable, and gruesome cruelty that we see in America, which exists nowhere else in the world?" Umair Haque. "The right to express our thoughts, however, means something only if we are able to have thoughts of our own..." Erich Fromm (Escape from Freedom) "(The super ego is possessed of) -a senseless, destructive, purely oppressive, almost always anti-legal morality." Jacques Lacan (The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book 2) “Freud recognized in the analysis of individuals that we are not made to keep secrets for a long time and that self-betrayal oozes from all our pores. That is also valid for races. Groups and nations … [Read more...]