Posts for the “a. Definitions of humanness” category

Mental health industry collaborates with damaging state welfare reforms (video) : 11th April 2018 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on April 11, 2018

Introduction by Julia Evans I first met Denis in 1979 – we think – though neither of us have a clear recollection of this momentous occasion, at a day on (…)

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The Logic of the Stranger : 13th February 2018 : Miquel Bassols

by Julia Evans on February 13, 2018

Towards ‘Los Straniero, inquietudine soggettiva e disagio sociale nel fenomeno dell’immigrazione in Europa (The Stranger, subjective restlessness and social unease in the phenomenon of immigration in Europe), 24thFebruary 2018, Rome. (…)

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Decided Desires and Joyful Passions in Democracy : 18th November 2017 (Turin) : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on November 18, 2017

This text was originally delivered as a summary at the end of European Forum on “Decided Desires for Democracy in Europe”, which took place in Turin, 18 November 2017. A (…)

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“The Unconscious is Politics”, today : LQ518 (Lacan Quotidien 518) : May 2015 – probably Nantes : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on May 30, 2015

Probably given in Nantes, May 2015 Published: In French: Lacan Quotidien n° 518 – « L’inconscient, c’est la politique », aujourd’hui – par Éric Laurent : on 23rd June 2015 : Available here (…)

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An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’

by Julia Evans on December 11, 2014

The Production of ‘Learned Helplessness’ Quote: ‘Now I couldn’t endure the pain. I felt I was going to die’ ‘I was literally suffocating inside the bag’ ‘If he wants a (…)

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Review of Testimony of Experience: Docta Ignorantia and the Philadelphia Association Communities : 2014 : Bruce Scott

by Julia Evans on July 1, 2014

Declaration of Interest: This reviewer was a member of the cartel[ii] where the author tried out his ideas, before writing. This cartel (and the reviewer) is mentioned in the book’s Acknowledgements. (…)

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Racism 2.0 LQ 371: 26th January 2014 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on January 26, 2014

This article was originally published in French in the 26 January 2014 edition of Lacan Quotidien Lien vers le site (No. 371, pp. 1-6).  Lien vers Lacan Quotidien n° 371 The English translation (…)

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Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : 25th September 2013: New York: Jorge Assef

by Julia Evans on September 25, 2013

The Zombie Epidemic: Hypermodern Version of the Apocalypse : by Jorge Assef: published in LC (Lacanian Compass) Express : Vol 2, Issue 7 : 25th November 2013 : Speech given (…)

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A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013

This is the tale of how this battle came to my attention: Sitting drinking my customary morning jug of coffee, my customary distraction was unavailable as it was updating itself. (…)

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