When I was a child, I hardly knew anything about Jewish or Christian or Islamic. All that mattered to me was the person. Even more so, Freud was not Jewish to me, but human. But in the meantime I know already that the inscription on the naked body, although it is “initially” “only” signifiers that […]
The dream speaks no symbolic language, and yet I can reach the unconscious by means of symbolic language: to explore, to give orders, to pole (manipulate) differently. Exploring: I don’t need to “know” my unconscious in order to entrust myself to it; but sometimes it is helpful to put your trust in the attempt to […]
Sexuality is essentially the contact of the bodies and the secretion of fluids, which is associated with the sensation of pleasure (jouissance) (REALES). Love is the complex play with these sensations within a jointly created framework of signs, words and syntheses (SYMBOLIC). Images are in between: the mirror image is narcissistic and the other person’s […]
the worst “seems” to be being unmasked. Unmasking would mean recognizing a real lack (real because not only Oedipal constructed) of elementary attention and putting oneself into the hands of someone else who could be manipulated before and is therefore obviously unreliable.
Basically, we are all making it unnecessarily difficult for ourselves. We have all, more or less, been neglected as children or massively damaged, but I basically believe that as adults we can support each other in such a way that these elementary rudimentary deficits can at least be alleviated in their effects if not eliminated. […]
The meaning of the ego can easily be agreed upon. I and self-confident consciousness are to be equated. The term It as a term in the sense of the seat of the instincts seems quite old-fashioned, so I prefer the term desire machine [Deleuze/Guattari], which also clarifies this matter. The superego remains: already the term […]