Rom J Psychoanal 2022, 15(1):7-10
DOI: 10.2478/rjp-2022-0001

Abstract: The events we have experienced in recent years at a global level have led us to think and feel differently than in times of relative stability and relative peace. This “other” has called for a revision of the representation of the human condition along the fundamental dual dimensions that define it from a psychoanalytic point of view: subjectivity-otherness, Eros-Thanatos. The pandemic, as a borderline existential event, revealed again how we regress, how rapid and sudden our return to magical thinking is, how argumentative our paranoid-persecutory attitudes can be. However, at the end of the pandemic, we were happy to announce that we had managed to join forces and become a “big work group”.

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