By Paulo Cesar Sandler
Within the final years of his existence Bion accumulated strange manuscripts handwritten in his tidy lettering that assumed the shape of a trilogy. Finely typed and edited via his devoted spouse, they have been named "A Memoir of the Future". a number of the issues of this publication have been already glaring in Transformations and Attention and Interpretation. those previous books offer a few of the theories whose sensible counterpart ultimately stumbled on a sort within the trilogy: as Bion himself famous, "the standards for a psychoanalytic paper are that it may stimulate within the reader the emotional event that the author intends, that its energy to stimulate can be sturdy, and that the emotional event therefore motivated could be a correct illustration of the psychoanalytic event that influenced the author in first place." was once Bion real to his note? it truly is maybe left to the reader to reply to this query. those books are an try to point out the view that Bion’s try out was once to provide the burning flame itself – instead of offering static photos of the fireplace.
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In 1943, the Nazi secret police (Gestapo) arrested him at his office on charges of illegally transferring funds abroad on behalf of Jews. In 1944, Hans von Dohnanyi was jailed in Sachsenhausen concentration camp. His close links with von Stauffenberg and his colleagues emerged after their plot to kill Hitler failed. Von Dohnanyi—along with the other conspirators—was found guilty by a fake court and hanged with piano wire. The executions were filmed, and Hitler reportedly used the films for his personal amusement until his own suicide (Kershaw, 1988).
To this group, the honest person is regarded as naïve or stupid, especially if personal honesty is coloured with phantasies of superiority, a mark of “inhabiting” the paranoid-schizoid position. After all, one cannot be honest if one’s encircling environment is decidedly dishonest. Concern for truth is a hallmark of this transdisciplinary study which unites a central shared area of apparently different disciplines, politics and psychoanalysis. Freud, Klein, Bion and Arendt shared the same goal of “defending … the integrity of the factual truth” (Arendt, 1972, p.
As a sample I give this imaginary entry: Nov, (date) Nov, (date) Nov, (date) Nov, (date) Nov, (date) In so far as evocative. My God, my God! been with her brother!! At last must (illegible) the patient’s name was correct, the entry could be called MYCROFT HOLMES (yawning somewhat ostentatiously) Most interesting. [I: 89–90] Perhaps a biological analogy may help in the conundrum created by the attempts to write up clinical cases and, later, by the so-called observation of babies. What if one compares them with studies in vitro?