Occupy Wall Street: the Id of the Liberal Elite

Nearly fifty years ago, Hollywood provided the perfect metaphor for understanding what we now see happening: in the classic 1956 science fiction motion picture Forbidden Planet, loosely based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, a twenty-third-century spaceship from Earth arrives on the planet Altair to rescue a reclusive but very kind, gentlemanly scientist and his beautiful daughter.  The rescuers are soon menaced by an invisible monster who possesses unimaginable powers to terrify and destroy.  In the end, we find out that the monster is actually the professor's "id" made manifest as a powerful being, ravaging all those who threaten the utopia that the professor has created for himself and his daughter. Like the rampaging monster terrorizing the planet Altair, Occupy Wall Street is the physical manifestation of the monstrous, collective id of this nation's liberal elites.  Sigmund Freud coined the term "id" to describe the lowest realm of functioning in the human...(Read Full Article)

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