37. March 2nd - Philosophy March 2nd Freud Ch.1 oceanic...

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Philosophy – March 2 nd Freud Ch.1 ”oceanic feeling” (the feeling of belonging or attachment to the ocean when looking out at it, you can have the same feeling without the ocean) Religion attempts to replicate this feeling in the form of an institution We came out of the ‘salty waters of the ocean’ - we are ‘bags of water’ We want to be the ocean but are stuck we are nothing but a bag of mostly water Love – as we separate, we have anxiety. As an infant begins to individuate, it begins to realize there is a gap between what we want and what we can get. Love is experienced at an early age as a transitional object Development identity-formation Limits of pictorial view Ontogeny/ phylogeny Ch. 2 Purpose of life the pleasure principle “happieness” (p.25) The reason that people have go the question of happiness wrong is because it is really a question of unhappiness The pleasure principle: an idea of gratifying your pleasures Constraints
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