Submitted by Ben Hunt via Salient Partners' Epsilon Theory blog, Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.– Sigmund Freud (1886 – 1939) To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most useful in times of stress and darkness.– Ursula K. Show More Summary
Someone writing a letter to their therapist in the Freud’s handwriting: That was the image that inspired German typographic artist Harald Geisler to develop a typeface based on the famous psychoanalyst’s script. His vision became a reality following a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013. Show More Summary
Sigmund Freud developed the notion of “castration anxiety” in the early 20th century as a part-literal and part-metaphorical fear. By all accounts, a poor choice of words. After all, any of us — man or woman, of whatever sexuality — can have fears of becoming swallowed up in a relationship, of losing our identity.Read full article >>
“Starring Sigmund Freud, Charles Bukowski And Seven Billion Assholes” is the best episode of this first season of Happyish for a few reasons. It boasts a more streamlined narrative; the dialogue has a more natural feel to it, less robotic...Show More Summary
Many major ideas by Freud have been borne out and are still relevant today. May 6 was Sigmund Freud's birthday (born in 1856). It has been more or less 100 years since Freud wrote many of his groundbreaking books and papers on the human mind -- exploring and theorizing about dreams, culture, childhood development, sexuality and mental health. Show More Summary
It’s unfortunate that Sigmund Freud, noted fan of Vienna, Austria, is no longer alive to analyze the city’s new fleet of traffic lights. While he would probably have a field day with the unconscious meanings behind why there are now gay couples depicted for “stop” and “go,” the rest of us are really just thinking: This is pretty fucking cool. Read more...
Peter Gay, a popular and prize-winning historian who meticulously traced the rise of secular Western thought, from a prize-winning history of the Enlightenment to a best-selling biography of Sigmund Freud, died May 12 at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.Read full article >>
Mr. Gay wrote groundbreaking books on the Enlightenment, Sigmund Freud and the cultural situation of Jews in Germany.
Pastor Ed and Lisa Young of Fellowship Church in Texas had a special message for their congregation on Mother's Day Sunday to unpack some of the biggest secrets about women that even Sigmund Freud failed to understand, and to explain what true beauty is.
The font is being created by physicist (and dancer) Elizabeth Waterhouse and typographer Harald Geisler, the same guy who ran a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013 to invent a font that mimicked Sigmund Freud’s handwriting.
May 6 was Sigmund Freud's birthday (born in 1856). It has been more or less 100 years since Freud wrote many of his groundbreaking books and papers on the human mind -- exploring and theorizing about dreams, culture, childhood development, sexuality and mental health. Show More Summary
On this day in 1886 Sigmund Freud opened his practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna.
EGO is a humorous and tongue-in-cheek challenge to ideas presented by Sigmund Freud
At the turn of the 20th century, Sigmund Freud pioneered modern psychotherapy in the form of psychoanalysis. He believed that talking to a therapist could help patients work through repressed conflicts driving pathologies such as depression, neurosis, and anxiety. Show More Summary
If computers could dream, Pat O’Neill might be their Sigmund Freud.
Yesterday‘s thread was won by Slugger, who wrote: I accidentally swallowed a stelazine capsule and have seen that Grandma Moses is in fact a reptilian lifeform without the ability to vocalize. My vote goes to PKD. Where did that light switch come from, anyway? I could’ve sworn it was a pull cord.... Show More Summary
Mon: The State of the Art in Causal Inference: Some Changes Since 1972 Grandma Moses vs. Philip K. Dick (2) Tues: The 1980 Math Olympiad Program: Where are they now? Sigmund Freud vs. Stewart Lee Wed: New time unit needed! Jane Austen vs. Show More Summary
We didn’t get any great comments yesterday, so I’ll have to go with PKD on the grounds that he was the presumptive favorite, and nobody made any good case otherwise. And today we have the second seed among the Religious Leaders vs. an unseeded entry in the Founders of Religions category. Show More Summary
Mon: “Unbiasedness”: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. [My talk tomorrow in the Princeton economics department] Martin Luther King (2) vs. Sigmund Freud Tues: “A small but growing collection of studies suggest X”... Show More Summary
London’s Museum of Sexology has unearthed a largely forgotten letter penned by Sigmund Freud in 1935 in which he makes his views on homosexuality quite clear. Responding to a mother’s concern over having a gay son, Freud writes that it’s “nothing to be ashamed of,” and that it “cannot be classified as an illness.” He […]