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Book: Scavenging the Landfill of the Unconscious by Appleton Schneider

Book: Scavenging the Landfill of the Unconscious by Appleton Schneider

categories: Book, Psychology, Interpretation of Dreams, Imagination, Humor in Recombinance, Philosophy, Unconscious, Dreams




Appleton Schneider

about this book: Freud and others may have legitimately recognized profound (or perverse) symbolism and psycho-sexual representations in dreams. But in my experience, in my dreaming, for even Jung to analyze anything would seem contrivance (or deluded desperation).

From the "menu of mengfutter" (German: "mixed-fidder") and "myriad mishugas" (Yiddish: "god-awful mess") that paint the imagery of my night-trips, the only valid interpretation I can come up with is . . that the unconscious is picking through the "landfill" of the conscious level's disposal.

Or put another way, the "cursor" of the unconscious is randomly touring the memory drum of programmatic memory, presenting portions and fractions and fragments and even fusions of ideation and image to consciousness -- even sometimes a consciousness as I'm dreaming that what I'm dreaming is a figment of the unconscious.

Or something like that.

Scenarios of desolation and destruction. Fluids of flies aswarm (amniotic?) Dogs in gel state? Baby seals kept as kittens until . . . . Desolate buildings and warehouses and factories and commercial garages. A hilltop cul de sac where the labyrinth of hoses reveals that the tourists are assembled for a group enema.

I decide to record these dreams. The level of astoundity, of absurdity, that I started experiencing early last year was itself the determination. I have no idea what catalyzed such concatenation of disjointed images. Recently the phenomenon has abated, and I actually miss the entertainment of my nocturnal cognitive calisthenics and contortions and recombinations . . . .and worse.


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