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  • If we have desires and urges that are not tolerable to the conscious, the superego shoves them downstairs.†   (source)
  • But Freud claimed that the superego tells us when our desires themselves are 'bad' or 'improper/ not least in the case of erotic or sexual desire.†   (source)
  • would describe the watchman as the 'superego.'†   (source)
  • You have a strong superego.†   (source)
  • Atonement (at-one-ment) consists in no more than the abandonment of that self-generated double monster—the dragon thought to be God (superego) and the dragon thought to be Sin (repressed id).†   (source)
  • Then your patient could come in at each session and say, 'A little off the top of my anxiety, please,' or 'Don't trim the super-ego too close, if you don't mind,'   (source)
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