Saturday, August 6, 2011

Just Words

Its amazing that people still refer to Freud as if he had any scientific validity. I think Freud was a great thinker because he raised questions that no one had raised before. But his theories of the mind have as much validity as astrology. Freud has been used as literally a case study in theories that are pseudo-sci­ence -- unprovable by any data and hence having no scientific validity. Any decent psychologi­st or psychiatri­st who understand­s science will tell you that Freud is useless to achieve a real understand­ing of the human mind and relevant these days for historical issues only. Yet, so many people still study and use his theories. I guess I shouldn't let that depress me, after all people are still consulting astrologer­s too.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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