Michael Matthews October 18, 2011
Repression is simply pressing out of consciousness the things we are uncomfortable with, which was a
central part of Freud’s theory.
Reaction formation- is the development of a conscious attitude which is the opposite of your unconscious
Displacement- means that you dump your hostile feelings to someone who is very weak (scapegoats).
Regression- is an ego-defence mechanism that protects your ego, where you return to an earlier period of
adjustment. Going back to a time that was more comfortable behaviourally. E.g. Homesickness.
Sublimation- has to do with channelling sexual activity into socially acceptable ways your libidos energy.
Than Atos and Eros: Death wish, life. Than Atos grows when one gets older, be one with the universe.
Necropolis People, one being in love with the idea with death (all that is mechanical) love to control life.
Beefalos- love of life. Construct rather than control. Don’t need certainly or orderly.
Denial- as long as you admire the diary of Anne Frank- you are looking past the brutalities of the
Assume that the entire Jewish community were overcome with than Atos.
Freud’s psychosexual- in this development, is the libido that travels through the body. From the first stage
as a young child (0-1), th