24. Freud Was a Dirty Old Man
Yes, most of Freud’s thought went down to his idea of penis envy. Infant boys were supposedly jealous of their fathers’ relationships with their mothers, resulting in the Oedipus complex. Young girls, who didn’t have penises, were supposedly jealous of boys, who did. According to Freud, all of these feelings created resentment and aggressive behaviors. Just about all of Freud’s ideas come back to the concept of penis envy.