You have seen a scene where a man and a woman dance with a cage and a heart between them.
Which words would convey the man’s experience and why?
Undisturbed joy. Overtaken by joy. Callous joy. Complete by joy. Joyful.
Your own: ……… .
“Side by side with the exigencies of life, love is the great educator; and it is by the love of those nearest him that the incomplete human being is induced to respect the decrees of necessity and to spare himself the punishment that follows any infringement of them.”
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“The psychical importance of an instinct rises in proportion to its frustration.” Freud
In the second part of the experience, you chose to follow the journey of one of the men who were sitting at the dining table.
What is his relationship with the other characters?
What is he like? Would you feel comfortable around him?
Does he remind you of anyone?
Are his actions funny or scary, interesting or repulsive?
What could be his forbidden wishes?
Is he happy in the end? Why or why not?
Perhaps our dreams do come true, but in forms which make us no longer recognize them?