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transference -- as in: psychological transference
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War and Peace
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  • The theory seems irrefutable just because the act of transference of the people’s will cannot be verified, for it never occurred.
  • This is what historians of the first class say—those who assume the unconditional transference of the people’s will.
  • The theory that this connection is based on the transference of the collective will of a people to certain historical personages is an hypothesis unconfirmed by the experience of history.
  • The theory of the transference of the will of the people to historic persons is merely a paraphrase—a restatement of the question in other words.
  • The theory of the transference of the collective will of the people to historic persons may perhaps explain much in the domain of jurisprudence and be essential for its purposes, but in its application to history, as soon as revolutions, conquests, or civil wars occur—that is, as soon as history begins—that theory explains nothing.

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  • Cognitive therapist are less interested in transference than psychoanalysts.
  • She recognized his professed love as psychological transference.

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