Comics I like about philosophers
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Comics I like about philosophers

Reich, Elijah Brubaker (2007-2014) An incredibly ambitious, well researched biographical comic series about Wilhelm Reich, one of Freud’s defectors who combined his psychoanalytic practice with political theory. He’s something of a fringe figure. There’s a pretty good review here. The Index vol. 1, Caitlin Cass (2015) A most charming comic exploring philosophical ideas and featuring … Continue reading

Review: Reich
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Review: Reich

Wilhelm Reich is a fascinating historical figure. A neo-Freudian/Marxist, he believed that fascism was a result of systemic sexual repression and spent most of his life trying to figure out how to give people supreme orgasms by working with “orgone”, a subtle life energy that maps more or less onto the chakras/qi gung points. (I … Continue reading