Freud was right – men with little guns…buy big guns. (meanwhile, our liberal men? They’re just fine with the guns they were born with)
January 10, 2013
Comment to Tactical Response CEO Threatens To ‘Start Killing People’ Over Possible Obama Gun Measure (VIDEO)
[It’s another Markley’s Law Monday!
My second thought, after “Markley’s law!”, was, “Citation needed.” I don’t ever recall Freud saying anything like that.
As a side note, it is widely believed that Freud did say (with the citation of General Introduction to Psychoanalysis), “A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” I cannot find that phrase in the book and Wikiquote claims it is misattributed.
The following, from Dreams in Folklore (1958), p. 33, comes sort of close:
The representation of the penis as a weapon, cutting knife, dagger etc., is familiar to us from the anxiety dreams of abstinent women in particular and also lies at the root of numerous phobias in neurotic people.