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Killing Freud: 20th-century culture and the death of psychoanalysis

  1. Dec 22, 2003 #1
    Killing Freud: 20th-century culture and the death of psychoanalysis by Todd Dufresne
    Disastrous victory of a 20th-century shaman
    By Justin Wintle
    16 December 2003

    Had Freud and his celebrated "talking cure" never happened, would BT still have come up with "It's Good to Talk"? Would the slogan have such ambiguous ring-tones? Post-Freud, the proposition is scarcely one that entices all subscribers. Good to chat, maybe; good to discuss and debate. But by its one-sided definition of "talk", psychoanalysis unsettles.

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  3. Dec 28, 2003 #2
    I have not read much about freud. Can someone tell me the basic concepts of his pychoanalysis theory.
     
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