Posts Tagged: Psychoanalysis

Good Friday | Book Review: ‘God is Unconscious’

I’ll cut to the chase: if you are at all interested in what theology is — and who we are as people interested in it — then you should read Tad Delay’s God is Unconscious. Go buy it here (UK) or here (US). It’s perhaps the ideal Good Friday read because it gets further to the heart

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I don’t Believe in Ghosts, I Believe in Ghosts

I’ve been really enjoying The Returned – a French thriller currently airing in the UK on Sunday evenings. (Watch the latest episode here.) It concerns the (apparent) return of some young people to a small town in the Alps, some 10 years after they had died. Giving lie to the easy words ‘I wish they

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Election Thoughts [4] | The Problem of Apathy

Election Thoughts [1] | Election Thoughts [2] | Election Thoughts [3] In the previous post I concluded that the terrorising dimension of the pressure to choose is not simply down to our ignorance of what the choices might mean, or even our ignorance of what we actually want, but our fear of not really knowing who

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