Lost in New Jersey 5: Unconscious Factors

Lost in New Jersey - Matthew Coleman

 

Lost in New Jersey - Matthew Coleman

 

Lost in New Jersey - Matthew Coleman

 

Psychoanalysis is concerned with establishing that the ‘real’ (material reality, the real world) is not all there is; there are unconscious factors, memories and wishes that play an equally important part in our daily lives as material reality and this cannot be overlooked in any attempt to establish the meaning of things. Unconscious fantasy structures exert as actual an influence on a person’s perceptions and life as does, for instance, such a force as the socio-economic conditions under which a person lives.

(Essay by Peter Venner 2011)

(Series edited by Peter Venner and Matthew Coleman, January 2011, click here to view whole series)

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