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On Christmas. "Santa Claus represents God on assistance," said Clyde. "Santa Claus is a negative-idealed god, the pagan god of material worship," Leon stated. "Christmas means the rebirth, regeneration. Some people have Christmas every day. The Christmas tree stands up and either the wife trims it or they trim it together with righteous-idealed sexual intercourse. Or the husband prays to God through his Christmas tree and trims his bodily Christmas tree. Christ-mast; the mast of Christ, the upstanding penis—that's what it means to me." "Santa Claus is a good symbolization for Christmas," said Joseph. "Department stores, shopping, the coming of the New Year. Christmas means better business in the stores.


Milton Rokeach


#psychoanalysis #santa-claus #schizophrenics #through-the-looking-glass #business

When you want to know how things really work, study them when they're coming apart.


William Gibson


#engineering #psychoanalysis #psychology #design

Psychoanalysis is often about turning our ghosts into ancestors, even for patients who have not lost loved ones to death. We are often haunted by important relationships from the past that influence us unconsciously in the present. As we work them through, they go from haunting us to becoming simply part of our history. (243)


Norman Doidge


#death #ghosts #grief #healing-the-past #loss

Shit on your whole mortifying, imaginary, and symbolic theater!


Gilles Deleuze


#psychoanalysis #shit #capitalism

In psychoanalysis, only the fee is exactly what it seems to be.


Mason Cooley


#fee #only #psychoanalysis #seems

My love is something valuable to me which I ought not to throw away without reflection.


Sigmund Freud


#inspirational #inspirational-quotes #love #lovers #psychiatry

O homem não tem nada melhor para fazer do que tentar estar em perfeito acordo consigo mesmo.


Sigmund Freud


#psychoanalysis #inspirational

Psychoanalysis pretends to investigate the Unconscious. The Unconscious by definition is what you are not conscious of. But the Analysts already know what's in it - they should, because they put it all in beforehand.


Saul Bellow


#because #beforehand #conscious #definition #investigate

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.


Norman O. Brown


#becomes #common #common sense #equation #essence

Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.


Germaine Greer


#confession #psychoanalysis #without






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