Pseudo aggression, Contradiction, Ideology

This is a fairly ambitious post. Here I attempt to show how the theory of neurosis developed by the early psychoanalyst Edmund Bergler, particularly his theory of pseudo aggression or aggression that is fundamentally fictional and a defense of a deeper source of antagonism can provide an excellent addition to the standard theory of ideology … Continue reading Pseudo aggression, Contradiction, Ideology

Was Tahrir Square an Act?

Did the revolutionaries in Egypt that toppled Mubarak perform an act in the purely Lacanian sense of the term? Although it is too early to tell if authentic fidelity can be maintained to the event of the Egyptian revolution, did not the coordinated collaboration of Christian and Muslim Egyptians in toppling Mubarak’s regime in 2011 … Continue reading Was Tahrir Square an Act?