By Paulo Cesar Sandler
Within the final years of his lifestyles Bion accrued strange manuscripts handwritten in his tidy lettering that assumed the shape of a trilogy. Finely typed and edited by means of his committed spouse, they have been named "A Memoir of the Future". the various topics of this publication have been already obtrusive in Transformations and Attention and Interpretation. those prior books supply a few of the theories whose functional counterpart eventually came upon a kind within the trilogy: as Bion himself famous, "the standards for a psychoanalytic paper are that it may stimulate within the reader the emotional event that the author intends, that its strength to stimulate can be sturdy, and that the emotional event hence influenced can be a correct illustration of the psychoanalytic adventure that influenced the author in first place." used to be Bion precise to his observe? it's might be left to the reader to respond to this query. those books are an try to point out the view that Bion’s try used to be to give the burning flame itself – instead of featuring static pictures of the hearth.
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In brief, he was using a tool he developed to evaluate statements issued in analytic sessions, which he called “The TRUTH; TRUTHFULNESS 27 Grid” (Bion, 1963). The sign ←↑ was intended to furnish to the reader a cinematic image of two conjoined movements along a bi-dimensional, conjoined representation. In this case, the representation is of a specific decaying thought process which was implied in the “negation” of awareness of psychic destructive forces. To simplify things in order to make the text more readable to those unfamiliar with Bion’s Grid, one may divide the sign ←↑ into ← and ↑.
In extracting parts of the text for their own purposes, they destroyed the finely woven mesh which allowed for deep insights about human nature. Another example is Freud pointing out that his clinical description of hysteria could be read “as a roman-à-clef for private delectation” (Freud, 1905). Pirandello was also seen as a herald of the relativistic, postmodern posture. Bion, in his attempts to convey primitive thought as found in the psychoanalytic clinic, quoted, as an analogy, Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author: The problem posed by ←↑ can be stated by analogy with existing objects.
M. A. A. Leonard Milton (John) Krishna Infancy Mind Body Soma Psyche Boy Girl Mother Container Jenny Tibs (a cat) Tree Cyril Devil (formerly Du) Heart Physicist Schreber (Judge Daniel Schreber) All (ante-natal) Souls All (post-natal) Souls Germ Plasm Somites Somite Three Four Somites Somite Eighteen Somite Twenty-four Somite Thirty Somite Thirty-two Twenty months Seven weeks Embryo Pre-mature Term Em-mature, subsequently called Em Six Years Eight Years Twelve Years D R A M AT I S P E R S O N A E Fourteen Years Eighteen Years Nineteen Years Twenty-three Years Twenty Years Twenty-one Years Twenty-four Years Thirty Years Forty Years xxxi Forty-two Years Fifty Years Sixty-one Years Seventy Years Seventy-five Years Moriarty Passing character, quoted only once: Helen of Troy References in the text are to the Karnac edition (1991) of A Memoir of the Future, and are in the form volume number (I, The Dream; II, The Past Presented; III, The Dawn of Oblivion): page number.
An Introduction to W.R. Bion's 'A Memoir of the Future': Authoritative, Not Authoritarian, Psychoanalysis by Paulo Cesar Sandler