Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Farting as a Defence Against Unspeakable Dread

The above is the genuine title, and below is a genuine paragraph from an article in the Journal of Analytical Psychology:

Although his subsequent development has been clouded by a series of losses and sudden changes of caregivers, P has maintained an unexpected desire to relate, showing considerable innate resilience. When feeling endangered, P had developed a defensive olfactive container using his bodily smell and farts to envelop himself in a protective cloud of familiarity against the dread of falling apart, and to hold his personality together.