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Trending on Twitter: "The First White President" by Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Atlantic
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It is too bad "Idée fixe" fell out of fashion as a psychological term in the early twentieth.

Quote:An idée fixe is a preoccupation of mind believed to be firmly resistant to any attempt to modify it, a fixation. The name originates from the French idée, "idea" and fixe, "fixed."

Quote:Idée fixe began as a parent category of obsession,[4] and as a preoccupation of mind the idée fixe resembles today's obsessive-compulsive disorder: although the afflicted person can think, reason and act like other people, they are unable to stop a particular train of thought or action.[5] However, in obsessive-compulsive disorder, the victim recognizes the absurdity of the obsession or compulsion, not necessarily the case with an idée fixe, which normally is a delusion.[6] Today, the term idée fixe does not denote a specific disorder in psychology, and does not appear as a technical designation in the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.[7] Nonetheless, idée fixe is used still as a descriptive term,[8] and appears in dictionaries of psychology.[9]

“That sig BTW is a very asinine anti-family anti-parent quote. You live in a country where 40% of children grow up without a biological father, yet somehow “the greatest burden a child must bear is the unlived life of its parents”? Sorry but this is fruity Boomer nonsense.”

09-08-2017 12:56 PM
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