Get Drunk On Life

Ben Thomas
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4 min readMar 9, 2022

Learning How To Be Yourself Through “Zorba The Greek”

The psychologist, Winnicot, believed that those in childhood, raised by depressed or abusive parents, would tend to develop a hyper-compliant ‘false self’. They may learn to not ask for attention and will give up on being spontaneous.

The child gives up on having a spontaneous, desiring self