Tag Archives: Tom Lehrer

voted most likely to displease

One could pose the question that if Israel did not exist, what would many in the world do? There is literally an industry of PR and punditry, press that is dependent on Israel’s existence including social networks, fund raising, activism … Continue reading

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eureka moments: 3+3=5

In the grand scheme of things nature is much bigger in comparison to the individual. Nonetheless, man has found it irresistible to try to prove his superiority. A lost cause. Our ego is always searching for divine patterns; from the … Continue reading

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STRANGER THAN FICTION: Solomon on the River Thames

Of Humber would complain, I would Love you ten years before the flood, And you should, if you please, refuse Till the conversion of the Jews. ( Andrew Marvel , 1650 ) Convinced that Armageddon was at hand, the God-fearing … Continue reading

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OLD VIENNA OBSCURED BY CLOUDS: Psychic Conflict, Anxiety and Hysteria

In a letter written in 1892 to Wilhelm Fliess, ¬†Freud made a remark, ” No neurasthenia or analogous neurosis exists without a disturbance in the sexual function.” “I am pretty well alone here in tackling the neuroses. They regard me … Continue reading

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