psychic force


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psy·chic en·er·gy

in psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.
See also: libido.
Synonym(s): psychic force

psychic force

Force generated apart from physical energy.
See also: force
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Brownfield land provides the wherewithal for this redesign process, so we should forget about targets and indicators that tell us to redevelop it and instead use it as a means of re-integrating nature into cities in a way which will respond to the psychic forces now driving people out of them.
Nonetheless, these ideas of psychic forces are still common, especially in a variety of healing and metaphysical systems and in the popular culture.
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The ley-line woman (she is called Val and has a loud voice) is arguing with the geology- affects- personality man (Doug, he sneezes a lot) about psychic forces in the landscape.
Eine auf Lacans Diskurstheorie gestutzte Analyse des Demian versucht Stefan Gullatz in einer Zusammenschau unterschiedlicher Interpretationsansatze: Demian als Trager des Kainzeichens, das aus der Gemeinschaft ausschliesst, Demian als "projection of Sinclair's inner psychic forces" (181), Demian als der Drehpunkt, in dem der Blick des Lesers gefangen und gehalten wird.