Dream may abolish the tragic relationship to the world by Jacques Lacan

19/08/2015 / 0 comments

Indeed, this is the end that the dream reaches : the symbolic-system’s starting in its most radical use, absolute, goes to so completely abolish the action of each individual, that it eliminates on the same trick his world’s tragic relationship. C’est en effet à cela qu’aboutit le rêve. L’entrée en fonction du système symbolique dans…

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“To dream” takes the place of the “to act” by Sigmund Freud

17/08/2015 / 0 comments

The “to dream” puts itself in the place of the “to act”, as indeed also in life. Le rêver se met à la place de l’agir, comme d’ailleurs aussi dans la vie. FREUD S., L’interprétation du rêve (1900), Trad. Coll., PUF, Paris, 2010, p. 158

Symptomatic acts born from repressed desires by Sigmund Freud

23/03/2015 / 0 comments

Patients’s associations, daily living’s symptomatic acts, dreams and symptoms-substitutes are expressing unconscious drives and intentions; they are born from repressed desires and complexes. Les associations des patients, les actes symptomatiques de la vie quotidienne, les rêves et les symptômes-substituts expriment des pulsions et des intentions inconscientes ; ils naissent de désirs et de complexes refoulés….

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Loosing valuable things as a sacrifice by Sigmund Freud

08/12/2014 / 0 comments

The act of loosing valuable things is used as an expression (…) to make sacrifice (an offering) to dark powers of fate, whose worship, even among us, is not yet extinguished.   L’acte de perdre des choses de valeur sert d’expression (…) à faire un sacrifice (une offrande) aux obscures puissances du destin, dont le…

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Thought may replace action by Sigmund Freud

03/12/2014 / 0 comments

Thought may replace the action through a kind of regression; eg : in the obsessive compulsion.   La pensée par une sorte de régression peut remplacer l’action ; exemple : dans la compulsion obsessionnelle.   FREUD S., Remarques sur un cas de névrose de contrainte – L’homme aux rats (1909), trad. P. Cotet et Fr….

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The act is preferable inside the transfer by Sigmund Freud

02/12/2014 / 0 comments

  Patient’s act instead of his remembering, outside the transfer, is undesirable. In our view, the ideal is he shows abnormal reactions only inside the transfer.   Il n’est nullement souhaitable que le patient, en dehors du transfert, agisse au lieu de se souvenir. L’idéal, à notre point de vue, est qu’il ne manifeste de…

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Doubt over dream’s power by Sigmund Freud

11/09/2014 / 0 comments

We are thus left in doubt as to the source which has been drawn upon by the dream and are tempted to believe that dreams have a power of independent production. FREUD S, The Interpretation of Dreams (1899), trans. STRACHEY J. (London, 1953), New York, Basic Books, 2010, p. 45 On reste alors dans le…

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