Jonathan Swift `A Modest Proposal`
(Ascending Reticular Activating System , ARAS ) which disallows for the maintenance to the typical , daily body functions whereas subconscious phenomena are more widespread throughout the brain and more closely associated with the limbic system , the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus and do not interfere with normal body functions . In fact , subconscious events maintain normal body functions (breathing , heartbeat , etc ) without the conscious need to address them . By contrast , everything (breathing heartbeat , etc ) stops in unconscious individuals Freud (and the rest of psychology ) should have made greater effort to define and to
Freud (and the rest of psychology ) should have made greater effort to define and to
distinguish between the unconscious condition (it is not a mental state or a state of consciousness but a consciousness and a subconscious mental state . Ecker and Hulley have taken no steps to correct this flaw or even to acknowledge that they recognize it exists In general , Freud and most psychotherapists from Freud 's time to the present are referring to the subconscious when they say the `unconscious ' Unconscious individuals do not respond to any stimulus whereas the subconscious maintains the body without need for ego to be consciously aware of its actions . That is , the conscious mind (whatever the term mind ' may mean ) need not be involved . Unconscious individuals do not do anything ! They are vegetables . Even if they are aware of their surroundings (and that question is sometimes a matter of debate , they cannot respond to those surroundings . This is not so much a criticism of Ecker and Hulley 's ideas as it is of Freud and how Ecker and Hulley express their ideas with respect to Freudian concepts , but since their approach deals with how therapists approach an aspect of Freudian therapy , the criticism of Freud overlaps the ideas of Ecker and Hulley . I am not so much of the opinion that their method won 't work as...