"Psycho": mind "Genic": birth -
originating or developing in.
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|Mode||Parental Wish||Historical Manifestations|
early | late
|Mother: "I wish you were dead, to relive my fear of being killed by my mother."||Child-sacrifice and infanticide, child as a breast-penis, intolerance of child's anger, hardening, ghosts and magic, child sale, child sodomy|
|Abandoning||Mother: "I must leave you, to escape the needs I project into you."||Longer swaddling, fosterage, outside wetnursing, monastery, nunnery and apprenticeship|
|Ambivalent||Mother: "You are bad from the erotic and aggressive projections put in you."||Enemas, early beating, shorter swaddling, mourning possible, child as erotic object precursor to empathy.|
|Intrusive||Mother: "You can have love when I have full control over you."||Early toilet training, repression of child's sexuality, end of swaddling and wetnursing, empathy now possible rise of pediatrics|
|Socializing||Mother and Father: "We will love you when you are reaching our goals."||Use of guilt, "mental discipline", humiliation, rise of compulsory schooling, delegation of parental unconscious wishes|
|Helping||Mother and Father: "We love you and will help you reach your goals."||Children's rights, de-schooling and free schooling, child therapy, birth without violence.|
Each of these six psychoclasses co-exist in the modern world today.
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