100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

June 09, 1967 - Image 10

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-09

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

'What Freud Really Said'—His Views and Personality

Summarized case histories, ex-
pert analyses of Freudian views
and reflections on many Freudian
attitudes as well as references to
his personal life are to be found
in "What Freud Really Said" by
David Stafford-Clark. published by
Schocken Books.
The author, a noted London
psychologist. offers here a critique
of psychological methods and doc-
trines. He covers a variety of
leading psychological subjects —
interpretation of dreams, studies
of hysteria, sexuality, theories of
neuroses and numerous other re-
lated issues. .

In the course of his analytical
approaches, the author also out-
lines the profession of psycho-
analysis and there are some inter-
esting comments on Sigmund
Freud's Jewish attitudes and on
his family relationships,
"Until some time after his

father's death," Stafford-Clark
writes, "Freud considered him-
self subject to symptoms of neu-
rosis. His feelings for his father

and mother were as profound
and complicated as his own

theories would suggest; his
father was an orthodox Jew and,
throughout his father's life as
well as his own, he had seen
the vicious power of racial intol-
erance—in this case anti-Semit-
ism—to humiliate, insult and
embitter social and professional
relationships."
The book commences with pre-

ludes, one quoting Freud who in
1928 said: "Why was it that none
of the pious ever discovered Psych-
analysis? Why did it have to wait
for a completely Godless Jew?"
The book concludes with a com-
ment that seeks to clarify this
statement, the author asserting:
"Freud himself was a sincere
and generous man, as well as a

Hasidic Tales

Once a poor Hasid (disciple) be-
came so distraught because of the
crowding in his hovel that he ap-
pealed to his Zaddik for advice.
"Rebbe, - (common term applied to
a Zaddik, to distinguish him from
an ordinary rabbi) he cried, "we
have so many children (may no
Evil Eye fall on them!) and so
many relatives living with us, that
my wife and I cannot turn around
in the house!"

"Have you also a goat?" asked
the sitter Yid.
"Why not?" answered the other.
"What Jew doesn't own a goat?"
"Then my counsel is that you
bring the animal into your dwel-
IMg."
This greatly mystified the Hasid,
but he did not dare argue. The next
day, however, having done as he

Everybody loves the
"SHAGGY-LOOK"...

c.
Ne wt/

— Fielding

/1)

t

23140 W. 8 MILE

86 PROOF, 100% BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKIES, IMPORTED & BOTTLED BY GOODERHAM & WORTS LTD., DETROIT, MICH.

you want proof?
Lauder's is still 86 proof!

you want tradition?
Lauder's has been around since 18341

•Authentic

you want a reduced price?
Lauder's has done that tool

Scotch

Dollar

(Crown)
minted
between

now your Scotch dollar'
buys more Lauder's

1603-1625

Leave it to the Scots to find a way to save a

dollar (whether it's this rare Scottish
dollar or the modern American greenback).
Thousands of Scots (and Americans, too) are
switching to Lauder's Extra Light Scotch at
its new reduced price. That's because
Lauder's now sells the same 86 proof, the
same high qual•t y Scotch, with nothing
changed except the pr ce.

STILL...FULL 86 PROOF

came running back to the Zaddik.
"Beloved Rebbe," he g roaned.
- things now are worse than ever!"
"Have you any chickens?" he was
asked.
"What then? How can a Jew live
without a few chickens in his
yard?"
"My counsel is that you bring
them likewise into your house."
Again the Hasid could not bring
himself to argue, but after a day
with the chickens underfoot and on
every rafter, he returned once
more to the Zaddik, this time half-
crazed.
"So it is bad, eh my son?" the
other said calmly.
"It is the end of the world!" re-
plied the lia.sid.
"Very well. then. Now go home,
turn out the goat and the chickens,
and come back to me on the mor-
row."
The following day the Hasid
showed up with his face beaming.
"Rebbe!" he cried. "a thousand
blessings on thee! My but seems
like a palace now!"

Commendation

ISRAEL'S SUGAR PRODUCTION The figure represents a 12 percent

nature of a collective super-ego
genius. All his life he had looked
Israel produced last year 37,000,' increase over the previous year's
which may one day become ac-
upon human frailty without revul-
000 pounds worth of refined sugar. total.
cessible to communal analysis,"
sion and without contempt. He
Stafford-Clark declares that
had struggled to help man find a
"Freud's last contribution to
way to elevate himself above the
this type of speculative theory
savage beast, which, through no
14 as 'Moses and Monotheism'."
fault of his own, is always part of
him. The doctrine of original sin
Freud's much debated theory
found no opposition from Freud, about Moses having been an Egyp-
atlbough his explanation of it was tian and the other theories that
biological rather than religious. have been challenged and attacked
But just as he accepted man as are reviewed here again and there
New York Carpet has the finest
he was, and strove to make him is a long discussion here of
more free. more responsible, and Freud's charges. that Jews had
selection of smart area rugs on
therefore more noble, so Freud held themselves aloof, the sibling
display, such as:
would never accept that man's in- rivalry in racial relations. etc. The
herent guilt should be a reason contention in the Freud theory is
"Brasilia"
"Rusticana"
for blaming him, Here at least quoted. namely, that Christian
2'x4'
2'x4'
S 8.95
513.95
the Godless Jew was one with anti-Semites are only thinly Chrir •
3's5'
13.95
3'x5'
24.95
perhaps the most epochal of all Han. and the author quotes Freud
20.95
4'x6'
4'x6'
Converts to Christianity: Epistle who said that the Christian hatred
39.95
of St. Paul to the Ephesians. of the Jews "is at bottom a hatred
6'x9'
59.95
6'x9'
89.95
Chapter 6, Verse 12: ‘. . For of Christians, and we need not be
See over 800 Rolls of luscious
our contention is not with the surprised that in the German Na-
corpet on our famous mobile
blood and the flesh, but with do- tional-Socialist revolution this in-
racks . all on sale!
minion, with authority. with the timate relation between the two
OPEN SUNDAY 12 to 6!
blind world rulers of this life. monotheistic religions finds such a
with the spirit of evil in things clear expression in the hosti.e
heavenly . '
treatment of both of them."
One wonders how Freud would
David Stafford-Clark's "W h a t
COMPANY
have reacted to being equated with Freud Really Says" is a challeng-
Paul!
ing and thought-provoking work. !
It will be found exceedingly in-
Pointing
out that Freud
teresting by laymen as well a-;
"holds out the tenuous hope that
just east of Telegraph
the neurosis of culture may it- professionals in the psychoanalyti.
self derive from the punitive
cal fields.

had been told, the unhappy man

Commend a fool for his wit, or
a knave for his honesty, and they !
will receive you into their bosom. I

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

10—Friday, June 9, 1967

111111110
SCOICO
PRICE4,5
MUM
WAS 810
NOW ill

QUART

LAUDER'S

EXTRA LIGHT

414.41 SCOTOPCIA.

%VW

ALL
TAXES
INCLUDED

4/5 pint only $2.75

1/2 gallon only $12.93

Back to Top

© 2022 Regents of the University of Michigan