Critical Essays on Psychoanalysis by Stanley Rachman

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I remember a remark of that great explorer, Daniel Boone. Toward the close of a long life of wandering around the trackless wastes of the western wilderness someone asked him if he had ever been lost. " I have not been so fortunate. For a long time I have been wandering around the tangled thickets of psychoanalytical literature and I have been often bewildered. I have perhaps only this advantage, that I am no Hanns Sachs (163) to be brought to heel by a frown from my Master. Although I have read a great deal of psychiatric literature, I never in my wildest dreams imagined that I should one day be invited to deliver this Lecture, so I made no notes.

2 . It will b e recalled ( 4 0 ) h o w A m a r i a h B r i g h a m , one of the founders of this A s s o c i a t i o n , was so impressed b y t h a t m o v e m e n t t h a t he h a d lectures on the subject given t o the staff of his institution a n d reported t h a t t h e y listened w i t h r a p t attention. " H o r a c e M a n n ( 4 0 ) "regarded phrenology as the greatest discovery of the ages and built all his theories of m e n t a l a n d m o r a l i m p r o v e m e n t u p o n t h e ideas which it furnished h i m .

When this Lecture began to take shape in my mind I feared that the spectacle of my bewilderment might have a tendency to cause dismay among the young psychiatrists and impair their effectiveness but I soon realized that this was a bit of unwarranted egotism on my part, for am I not a Child of the Darkness (47) whereas they are all enlightened? Yet out of the darkness of my bewilderment has come a faith that the problem of schizophrenia will be solved by the biochemist, I cannot work on this problem since, alas, I am only a surgeon.

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