Kaworu Nagisa (17thangel@tokyo-3.com)
Mon, 6 Dec 1999 22:02:20 -0500


On Mon, 6 Dec 1999 20:50:19 +0800 Federico Makabenta <yenm@iconn.com.ph> wrote:
>
>>
>> Oedipus... Oedipus... hmm... is he the hero of the epic Odessey? What
>exactly is the "Oedipus complex"?
>
>Oedipus is the lead of a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. He appears in two other
>plays of his as well.
>
>Anyway, Oedipus Complex is a Freudian psychology term describing an innate
>sexual desire to mate with one's mom. In fact, Oedipus married his mom in
>the play...
>
>Hope that does it...
>
>Fed

 That surely did... but for that reason alone, the said desire was named after Oedipus? Weren't the Greek gods the first to practice something like that? (at least in Greek Mythology that is...)

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