4 05, 2014

Behar – The destructive aspects of “sin”

By |2014-05-04T06:29:30-07:00May 4th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                         Behar                                                               The destructive aspects of “sin”[1]   The idea of “sin” is seemingly found in Leviticus 25:18 and elsewhere. In Leviticus God promises prosperity to people who obey the divine commands: they and only they will “dwell securely on the land.” This verse is generally misunderstood.   There are two ways to [...]

4 04, 2014

Sigmund and Anna Freud

By |2014-04-04T08:23:49-07:00April 4th, 2014|Book Reviews|

Freud and Freud Correspondence 1904-1938 Edited by I. Meyer-Palmedo Translated by N. Somers Polity, 2014, 513 pages   This book reveals much about two of the most famous psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) and his youngest child Anna Freud (1895-1982) in their own words, in letters to each other, letters meant only for each other. Sigmund [...]

2 06, 2013

Freud’s Mistress?

By |2013-06-02T03:57:09-07:00June 2nd, 2013|Book Reviews|

Freud’s Mistress By K. Mack and J. Kaufman   There is absolutely no proof, the authors write in their Note from the Authors, that Sigmund Freud ever had a love affair with Minna Bernays, his wife’s sister. There are only three possible indicators that such a liaison occurred. First, a claim by Sigmund Freud’s foe, [...]