Rules in Psychoanalysis
Winter 2015 archives
8 1 2016
Addiction to Sex
For some time now, a “new” classification for sex addiction is in style, and people who suffer from it are called serial-philanderers. Hollywood, naturally, could not miss the opportunity to exploit this commercially; and thus, five years ago, the movie Shame was released and marketed as the story of a sex addict...
16 1 2016
Angels in America, of Flesh and Blood
The Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tony Kushner was showing until December 6 2015 at the Théâtre de l’Aquarium in Paris...
23 1 2016
Do You Believe in Father Christmas?
An American study has recently caused quite a stir. It concludes that non-religious children are more altruistic than those having a religious upbringing...
30 1 2016
US Blues #2
In the US, the times when doctors were free to care for their patients regardless of economic impact are long gone. The day of the employed physician has dawned...
6 2 2016
When Advancements in Genetics Lead to a surge of Anxiety
What happens when CRISPR-cas9, a new tool of genetic engineering that can cut DNA, hits the scene?
12 2 2016
Narcocultura and Obscure Gods
Mexico: the 2014 Ayotzinapa massacre -alongside the infernal fates of Julio César Mondragón and Cristopher Raymundo Martinez- brings us back to Lacan's prophecy in Television...
4 3 2016
The Shaming of Shkreli
Shkreli, the 32 year-old former CEO of Turing, the man who overnight raised the price of Daraprim from around $13.50 to $700 a pill, is a spectacular example of the shamelessness that characterizes capitalist discourse, according to Lacan in Seminar XVII...
11 3 2016
Children from the Freezer
A Christian association in the United States recently launched a program enabling the adoption of frozen embryos...
18 3 2016
Spotlight, Pictures of Contemporary Helplessness
Award-winning movie Spotlight deals with a real-life story uncovered by the Boston Globe. ...