Freud was one of the great modernist theorists of his time. He broke through conventional ideas that seemed concrete at the time. He brought ideas about the human subconscious to the forefront. 2,203 more words
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Everyone has a thought process. Everyone thinks about things and processing things in his or her own way, and I thought it might be fun to go through and write about the different ways that I think.
Dabbling in meditation and phenomena of the mind has always interested me. I enjoy thinking and conversing about philosophies, and have even taken philosophy 101 and 102 in university, but I’ve found that philosophy at an academic level is not for me. 597 more words
Freud developed his concept of the super-ego from an earlier combination of the ego ideal and the “special psychical agency which performs the task of seeing that narcissistic satisfaction from the ego ideal is ensured … what we call our ‘conscience’.” The superego reflects the internalization of cultural rules, solely taught by parents applying their guidance and influence. 153 more words