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Abstract

Psychoanalysis offers an important way of challenging contemporary politics and offering a path toward global solidarity. I have argued that the stress on the neutrality of the analyst and the process of free association help us to think beyond the victim identification of the Right and the obsessional narcissism of the liberal Left.

Keywords

Solidarity Neutrality Freud Lacan Zizek Evolution Biology Cynical conformity Ego psychology Enjoyment The Other 

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© The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Samuels
    • 1
  1. 1.UCSBSanta BarbaraUSA

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