the mistake of historical literalism
- The core mistake of mechanism in psychology is that it literalizes functions and actions as discrete moving parts, separated from each other. … the mistake of historical literalism, that what is written in a history is what actually happened, a report of the facts, a verifiable account of actual events as they actually were … placing history all on one side and fiction all on the other … We can be as deluded about ourselves as about the world’s facts.
- factual history claims literal truth
- Hillman Healing Fiction - One - Freud
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history symptom-making of the psyche
event becomes an experience, moves from outer to inner, is made into soul, when it goes through a psychological process … Plato gave us main ones: