Eternal Darkness of the Freudian Mind

Life, as Freud illustrates, is “too hard” for us. He argues that the paralyzing pain poured upon us is more than enough to overpower our will to proceed with life.

Clementine and Joel sitting in a forest
Clementine and Joel sitting in a forest
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) IMDb

In his book, Civilization and its Discontents, three sources that cause unhappiness are described by Freud; they include our body, the external world, and our relationships with others.

The film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, focuses mainly on the severe suffering that can sprout from the relationships we keep with the people around us. …

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