Artist and her calling

Sartre’s existentialism would define the relationship between an artist and his/her calling, solely in terms of exercise of a choice, an artist choosing to become an artist; Freud as a defense mechanism, artist soothing the tabooed and the suppressed longings by transforming the excess of energy through artistic creations and following this explanation with nuanced […]

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On Human condition

For Freud the essence of all human endeavours was to be found in the instinctual sex drive. In “The Future of an Illusion”, he emphasises on the  role played by the sexual behaviour in determining an individual’s overall behavioural pattern. He believed, thwarted or diseased child-parent relationship erodes the former’s ability to establish and or […]

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