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Sublimation – Ever Heard of William Reich?

Sublimation – Ever Heard of William Reich?

Reich was a student of Sigmund Freud who lost his mind and died in prison for mail fraud. (Reich sold a device that was based on one of his theories.) When Reich was younger, before he went insane, he had theories about sex. One notable theory was the sublimation of sex. Sublimation is where the desire for sex is build up and then denied, and hence the desire converted to energy. Reich used the theory of sublimation to explain the…

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