Wilhelm Reich

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Noun1.Wilhelm Reich - Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
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What's the time?" though the sexual, core to Lansing's work, is more often linked to Reichian, Crowleyan, or tantric themes.
Legman held certain Reichian ideas about youthful sexuality repressed in the service of violence.
Story-sharing by stroke survivors and caregivers; the discussion topic will be Reichian method therapy.
He adds, "As a hint, I will add that if I were ever to look for an analyst, I would get me to a Reichian" (301).
Delmore Schwartz was an alcoholic and drug addict who died young; Isaac Rosenfeld was a dynamic and powerful intellect who never lived up to his potential, pursuing odd enthusiasms (like Reichian therapy, to which he introduced Bellow) until he died early, poor, and alone in a Hyde Park hovel.
Second-wave feminism, as it was parsed through the voices of the women in the Push, abandoned the sexually apolitical Reichian and other political/ideological frameworks, and reassembled them to highlight and interrogate the inequities endured by women--educated and activist or otherwise.
Nevertheless, such Freudian, Jungian, and Reichian (8) techniques with their proven cognitive and affective cues may one day appear rather crude compared to the potential subtleties awaiting possible creative commercial exploitation of the doctrine of the 'Greatest Shaykh' Ibn al-Arabi (d.
As is clear throughout this collection, Willis's view of sexuality is profoundly shaped by radical psychoanalytic thought and, in particular, Wilhelm Reich's theory of the role of sexual repression "to the maintenance of an authoritarian, hierarchical social order." Her Reichian perspective can also be seen in her ongoing interest in the institution of the family and, in particular, how the family--through childhood, marriage, and parenting--has a conservative effect in forcing its members to adapt to "the established social order." As she writes in "The Family: Love It or Leave It" (1979):
In a series of letters between 1951 and 1953, Christy, no longer formally in the SWP after the latter date but still sympathetic, discussed his experiences in Reichian therapy with Demila Sanders (1911-2006), who had accepted an assignment in 1944 to assist in caring for Natalia Trotsky in Mexico.
John Adams's China Gates (1977), serendipitously written to evoke rain, was a Reichian "process" piece that recalled recent learning research in infants, who apparently tune out both too-complex and too-simple stimuli, Gates emphatically representing the latter.
E Morgan), Vail set out to forge a national telephone network dominated by his corporation and operating without any rivals; his motto was "One System, One Policy, Universal Service" (which sounds almost Third Reichian).