Thursday, 29 March 2012


As Freud left Germany the Gestapo made him write that he'd not been mistreated. He added a PS: "I can recommend the Gestapo to anyone." This, in a nutshell, is one of the reasons I can never fall out of love with Freud: he is so witty, he has such an intuitive sense not only of how funny but how profound irony can be.

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