Hot on the heels of last week’s post, I came across a couple of interesting articles in regard to the Covid crisis affecting the United States of America. The first was comparing the approach taken by most European countries who have managed to stabilise the infection rate of Covid in a way that America has yet […]

Last week we looked at Freud’s psychological thinking about superego, id and ego and how each of these play out in the decisions people make and the outcomes that arise. With this in mind, let’s develop this further to embrace the issue of freewill of those who, believing a conspiracy is being waged against them, […]

Recently, I have become aware of how pervasive Freud’s thinking about Id, Superego and Ego is in our understanding of human interaction. Now, although I studied Freud and the psychoanalytic tradition 34 years ago, I can honestly say that I am only beginning to understand it  and that because of an excellent little passage in […]