Freud is Always Right

Freud: You hate your mother.
Patient: Wow! That makes sense.
Freud: Yes, I am right!

Freud: You hate your mother.
Patient: No, I don't! What a terrible idea!
Freud: Your anger shows that this idea is painful to you. You have repressed it from consciousness. I am right!

Freud: Adult personality traits are shaped by the course of psychosexual development. All dreams are disguised wish-fulfillment.  Psychoanalysis is the best treatment for mental disorders.
Scientist: I disagree. There is little or no evidence that supports any of those claims.
Freud: Your rejection of my ideas shows that they are distressing to you.  This is because I am right! Also, you have deep psychological problems, and require extensive therapy.

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