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ethical component of the personality and provides the moral standards by which the ego operates (acc to Sigmund Freud)

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superego



the failure of the Father function, the crisis of the paternal superego in late capitalism

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) by Mark Fisher
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the idealizing and repressing agent, the Superego of the educational world, is the prevailing technocratic ideology

—p.53 The End of Middle-Class Work: No More Escapes (37) by Randall Collins
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Thus Raskolnikov's mad need to confess his crime to the police and to Sonia the prostitute, presages Freud's comment on the action of the supergo

—p.122 A Brief History of Consciousness (107) by James Wood
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The psychopath, like the artist, privileges id over superego.

—p.31 Chapter Two: The online politics of transgression (28) by Angela Nagle
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Superego is not an ethical agency proper, but a sadistic agent with bombards the subject with impossible demands, obscenely enjoying the subject's failure to comply with them.

on the EU and Greece lol

—p.45 Diagnosis (17) by Slavoj Žižek
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‘fundamentalism’, that psychotic-delirious-incestuous reassertion of religion as direct insight into the divine Real, with all the terrifying consequences that such a reassertion entails, and including the return with a vengeance of the obscene superego divinity demanding sacrifices

—p.70 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Slavoj Žižek
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we are forever indebted to Christ, we cannot ever repay him for what he did for us. The Freudian name for such excessive pressure which we cannot ever remunerate is, of course, superego

—p.162 Allegro: (151) by Slavoj Žižek
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Houellebecq depicts the morning-after of the Sexual Revolution, the sterility of a universe dominated by the superego injunction to enjoy.

—p.30 Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo: (8) by Slavoj Žižek
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