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Veganism Is Good to Think With

Martin Rowe

The anthropologist and social theorist Claude Lévi-Strauss famously said that animals are “good to think with.” This observation has been questioned. Lévi-Strauss actually suggested that animals weren’t just “good to eat” ( 867 more words

Origins & Reasons

From The Dora Case to Hunky Dory

Probably the most famous case study by Freud is the Dora Case (case from 1900 and published in 1905) and rereading it recently I couldn’t help feeling that one can see key elements of the Dora Case as representation of the hysteric structure in contemporary life. 648 more words

JACQUES LACAN

Bears and beers

Freud in his book The Psychopathology of Everyday Life explores how words aren’t just related to singular meanings but that they can morph and join together into different forms or become related in wrong spellings to other words. 249 more words

JACQUES LACAN

ON THIS DAY: November 28, 2016

November 28th is

Cider Monday *

Cyber Monday *

French Toast Day

Red Planet Day *

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MORE! William Blake, Nancy Mitford and Claude Lévi-Strauss, click 823 more words

History

An Intervention

Vanessa called me down (saved me) from my practise yesterday (and my troubled ruminations on the state of the world) to say that there was an episode of ‘In Therapy’ on the radio. 574 more words

JACQUES LACAN

WORDS WITHOUT THOUGHT NEVER TO HEAVEN GO

WORDS WITHOUT THOUGHT NEVER TO HEAVEN GO a quote from Hamlet sort of signposts my reaction to the exhibition I went to of the American pop artist Ed Rusha Called “Extremes and In-between.” I sometimes find it as interesting to wonder why I don’t like an artist’s work as why I do like it. 183 more words

JACQUES LACAN

The Artwork as Knife

Last week I went to see the exhibition at the Tate Modern of the Cuban artist Wifredo Lan and near the end of the exhibition there was this quote from the artist… 146 more words

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