Category Archives: Psychoanalysis

A Little Something on Nothing

‘Nothing’ is a very familiar and common word. It is also a word prone to a type of confusion and mistaken use. It has, as a word and a concept, a tendency to become ‘something’. And when ‘nothing’ becomes something … Continue reading

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This Strange Case of Nerves: On Anxiety and Meaning

“Nerves are a mystery. Some people seem to have none. We admire these people for their pluck, but, really, they are just born lucky.” — Louis Menand “When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of … Continue reading

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