On the perils of some kinds of omnipotent thinking

Sally Weintrobe

Freitag, 10. Mai





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Saal B + C

The paper outlines a wider framework within which to explore dangers posed by some forms of omnipotent thinking in today’s world. A distinction is drawn between omnipotent phantasy employed as psychic defence and employed as part of justifying fraud.

Sally Weintrobe, Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society, chairs the Climate Committee of the International Psychoanalytical Association. She has written and talked widely on climate and the environment.