What Would Freud and Kermit The Frog Think!?

A reply from Rethinking Scripture to my post, The Blogging Chaos Theory!

Oh my goodness!! Just a thought, I wonder what Freud would have said about your artwork!?

Well!? Surely Freud would never wear a Santa Suit!  Not even in his wildest, lucid dreams, you see!

In Freud’s view, my humor and artwork happens when my conscious is allowed the expression of thoughts that society usually suppresses or forbids. My superego allows my ego to generate my light and comforting type of humor, laced with biting and sarcastic crap.

But Freud’s humor theory, like most of his ideas, was based on a dynamic among id, ego, and super-ego. The commanding superego would impede the ego from seeking pleasure for the id, or to momentarily adapt itself to the demands of reality, a mature coping method. Moreover, Freud followed Herbert Spencer’s (as well of Kermit the Frog’s) ideas of energy being conserved, bottled up, and then released like so much steam venting to avoid an explosion. Freud was imagining psychic or emotional energy, and this idea is now thought of as “the relief theory of laughter.”

In summary:

Freud was basically clueless and is otherwise forever dead!

But Kermit? He’s a wise frog who uses a park bench for his patients to recline on!

He knows it’s “Not Easy Being Green!”

13 Comments Add yours

  1. judybarbera says:



    That Is!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. hcmorris77 says:

    Good answer!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thanks to my subconscious I’d!?

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Exellent comeback!…lmao… 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Amy Barbera says:

    Dad this is Awesome!!!! I love your cute Kermit and Santa picture too!!!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thanks! The closest I could get to a representation of Freud…

      Liked by 1 person

  5. Moises Ramos says:


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    1. Halbarbera says:

      A wise frog who uses a park bench for his patients to recline on!

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  6. Summed up quite well.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thanks indeed. Long died Freud!

      Liked by 1 person

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