on fucking brutes and neanderthals

I’m about to mansplain some problems with BDSM and female submissive participation in it. The nature and limits of empathy are an interesting problem, but I don’t believe in the taboo that it’s always wrong to “speak for others.” First, people don’t always have good insight into their own behavior. Second, I think it hurts…

autistic themes in lacanian psychoanalysis

The previous post was a response to the idea that autistic people can’t benefit from psychodynamic therapy. Lacanian psychoanalysis in particular has a mostly-deserved bad reputation concerning autism. I mean, the people in this clip supposedly treat non-verbal autistic children: Basically…Lacanians look like heartless clowns. It’s real bad. My stake in the issue: in high…

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