"Psychoanalysis can help us dream of things outside of capitalism."

On the radical potential of (good) therapy

Britt Edelen is a PhD student at Duke University in the Department of English, with a focus on psychoanalysis. He talked to me about the radical uses of psychoanalysis, and how it can help us envision a completely different world.

[This as-told-to has been edited and condensed]

I’d read a lot of Freud in undergrad and got really interested in his theory o…

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