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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Freud: The Theme Park

A vintage bumper car illustrates a proposed ride called Engines of the Id and the Psychical Apparatus, in which the colliding cars would wear labels like Sadistic Symptom, Hysterical Phobia and Infantile Impulse. A trio of funhouse mirrors is labeled “Mirrors of the Mind.”

“You get a quick peek of your inner self,” Ms. Beloff explained.

link: At the Coney Island Museum, the Strange Case of Sigmund F. -


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