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TGL - 012 | Addendum | More on Jouissance, Death Drive, & Negativity (Lack)

TGL - 012 | Addendum | More on Jouissance, Death Drive, & Negativity (Lack)

INTRO:
This episode of The Gorman Limit is being released very shortly after episode 011. The reason for this is that I thought about the topics I've been riffing on during episodes 010 and 011, and there was more I wanted to say about jouissance, the death drive, & negativity or lack.

CONTENT:
0:00 - 3:02 | Introduction stuff.

  • Coffee...
  • This is coming out soon after episode 011
  • I've got more to say about jouissance, the death drive, & negativity or lack
  • You should really listen to 010 & 011 before listening to this episode.

3:02 - 19:48 | Review & Set up

  • A review of jouissance, the death drive.
  • Setting up a more in-depth discussion of negativity/lack.


19:48 - 37:46 | The ways negativity/lack can empower the death drive

  • I talk too much.
  • Too much lack empowers the death drive.
  • Too little lack also empowers the death drive.
  • Some less extreme examples

37:46 - 59:05 | How do we use negativity or lack clinically?

  • I'm in a new place, and I've got a baby with me.
  • The lack we talk about with patients needs to be a lack they care about.
  • The lack that the patient cares about tends to be revealed slowly.
  • "Mind the gap"
  • Not too much.
  • Not too little.
  • Wrap up.