“Is it possible to draw any other conclusion from this reasoning than that the goal of therapy is the smooth running of the social machine as it exists?” “And what familiar name shall we call a “therapy” that pretends to create harmony on a mass scale?” “The need does exist in its millions — and there are, for instance, 250 Freudian analysts in the United States!”
According to Keynes “the essential characteristic of capitalism” is “the dependence upon an intense appeal to the money-making and money-loving instincts of individuals as the main motive force of the economic machine.” Keynes emphasized the role of the irrational in economic life and talked about “the Freudian theory of the love of money.”
“Non appena è scoppiata la guerra, portare o meno una maschera antigas ha assunto implicazioni sociali e politiche…. la misura in cui vengono portate con sé le maschere è probabilmente un buon indice dell’impressione che le notizie di guerra stanno facendo sul pubblico”.
In the CyPsy hypothesis on the mind, as the mind is currently transformed by cyber-psychedelic capitalism, the super-ego becomes largely externalized onto the surveillance digital system, the ego is dissolved, and the id becomes free of internal constraints only to be regulated by the external substitution of the super-ego, which is the digital panopticon of surveillance capitalism making profits.
“The invention and development of the modern science of psychology has made us regard as important and interesting a multitude of small odds and ends of thought, emotion and sensation which seemed to our ancestors almost negligible. They did not insist on the phenomena because they were interested primarily in what they regarded as the reality behind them.”
“It was not exactly the emancipation demanded by Karl Marx, who, moreover, did not have the fancy to imagine that the result following industrial capitalism were the states altered by LSD” – Geminello Alvi, ‘Capitalism. Towards the Chinese ideal’ (2011)
“As soon as war started, the carrying or not carrying of a gas mask assumed social and political implications…. The extent to which masks are carried will probably be a pretty good index of the impression the war news is making on the public.”
Intervista TV in diretta a Federico Soldani su politica, linguaggio medico-psicologico e tecnocrazia – di Francesco Ippolito – Il Segno dei Tempi, 50 Canale – Venerdi’ 2 ottobre 2020
“La libertà è schiavitù” – George Orwell
Harvard psychologist Murray about Hitler
“Cavalcare la Tigre”? Sotto l’amministrazione Trump e’ stata approvata nel 2019, nel contesto del piu’ ampio cosiddetto “rinascimento psichedelico”, la prima sostanza allucinogena per una indicazione psichiatrica, la ketamina.
“All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“Lo psicoanalista, come l’archeologo nei suoi scavi, deve scoprire strato dopo strato la psiche del paziente prima di poter arrivare ai piu’ profondi e preziosi tesori” – Sigmund Freud
“What seems a god is actually a devil, what seems a liberation is in fact an enslavement” – Aldous Huxley
“Zimbardo sees reality TV as a logical format for teaching psychology. “The reason reality TV is so popular is because to observe human behavior is fascinating,” he observed. “I spend my whole life doing this.”