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Covidus Interruptus, part one

Covidus Interruptus, part one Ilana Mercer, beyond the pleasure principle Ideas about liberty, thankfully, have evolved. Egas Moniz, a Portuguese neurologist, received a Nobel Prize for performing lobotomies on his vulnerable, unconsenting psychiatric patients, or victims. Today, he is despised … Continue reading

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Wisdom, beyond Consolation

Wisdom, beyond Consolation  Freud: An Intellectual Biography, Joel Whitebook, Cambridge University Press, 2017, reviewed by Leslie Jones Professor Whitebook believes that Freud’s theories were profoundly shaped by certain emotional experiences, notably by his traumatic early years with his mother Amalie, … Continue reading

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