pansexualism


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pansexualism

(pænˈsɛkʃʊəlɪzəm)
n
(Psychology) the belief that a sexual instinct drives all human behaviour

pansexualism

1. the pervasion of all conduct and experience with sexual emotions.
2. the theory that regards all desire and interest as derived from sex instinct. Also pansexuality. — pansexualist, n.
See also: Psychology
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Advancement of perversion: The Marquis de Sade (from whose name the term "sadism" is derived) joined and influenced the revolution, providing it the theory of "revolutionary pansexualism," says historian Professor Roberto de Mattei.
Pope Francis, in a cultural context of even more advanced secularization and pansexualism, is going even further, but along the same lines," Antonelli wrote.
The alleged pansexualism of psychoanalysis therefore became linked in the popular imagination to the sexual proclivities commonly attributed to Jewish males.
Virgilio Filippo, the right-wing priest and opponent of psychoanalysis, "viewed prostitution, and particularly pimping, as exclusively Jewish occupations" (Finchelstein 88), and issued indictments of Jewish pimps that promote the same fear of Jewish sexual contamination apparent in his attacks on Freud's alleged pansexualism.
2) The result for some readers has been a liberation and celebration of sexuality; for others, this approach verges dangerously on pansexualism.
In today's culture of pansexualism and libertinism created in this world, several priests, being of this culture, have committed the most serious crime of sexual abuse.
Short remarks (pace feminism) that 'it is too simple to discuss such work as the mere fantasy of frustrated males with overheated imaginations', and concludes (pace the sexual fix) that the surrealist enterprise cannot be described as a pansexualism.
But writers like her who have a solid background in Western cultural and literary theory are rare, whereas large numbers of Chinese writers, both on the mainland as well as in Hong Kong and Taiwan, are more interested in Freud's ideas of libido and pansexualism.
But it is a pity that most of the stories which were influenced by Freudianism chiefly draw upon his pansexualism - which must be responsible for their deliberate misunderstanding, deformation, and castration of Freud's psychoanalysis - rather than upon Freud himself or his theory proper.
Both Satinover and Socarides deal with the issue of pansexualism, or the sexual philosophy that there are no absolutes of right or wrong in sexual matters, with intelligence and insight.
He warns that "indoctrination in pansexualism has been going on for some time in medical schools, universities and colleges, high schools, and elementary schools across the nation.