November 4, 2010

Freud and the Death of Communist China

Boston Globe, Boston Globe

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The last barrier to Westernization has fallen in China. It happened a week ago, when the International Psychoanalytical Association held its hundredth anniversary meeting in Beijing, with analysts from around the world discoursing on the theme, “Freud in Asia.’’ If proof were still needed, this event demonstrated conclusively that Mao-style Communist thought has lost the mandate of heaven.

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