10 Things I’ve Learned from Psychoanalysis

Those of us that work on psychoanalysis and theory are often hacks. My primary foray into the field has been around applying psychoanalysis to politics, ethics, and theory more generally. It's well known that there exists a conflict amongst practicing analysts, especially amongst the clinical Lacanians about what Zizek has done to Lacan. Their main …

Singularity, Psychoanalysis, and the Self-Help Industry

The biggest section in American bookstores is usually the self-help section. We’re addicted to our symptoms and we're told by the industry of self-help techniques and motivational books that we can find self-betterment if we follow the latest best-seller that offers the secret code for living a free life. We find inner solace in yoga, …