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2020

The Australian Bushfires: Listening with Freud

29th January by Maurice Whelan, Australian Psychoanalytical Society

[Photo left by Dr Shahid Najeeb, Australian Psychoanalytical Society: It is feared 80% of the world heritage-listed Blue Mountain region west of Sydney was burnt. In this photo taken in the Blue Mountains, smoke fills the valley behind and below. The vegetation ekes out a tenuous existence on this outcrop, which itself sits precariously balanced above the valley. While the transience of nature fills our viewpoint, the humans below carry on seemingly, blissfully, unaware] .





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Neville Symington

9th January
by Maurice Whelan, Australian Psychoanalytical Society



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