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Bollas, C. (2007). Cyberspace. Psychoanal. Rev., 94(1):7-10.

(2007). Psychoanalytic Review, 94(1):7-10


Christopher Bollas, Ph.D.

Is this seat taken?


May I sit down?


Is that interesting? Well…

Cyberspace, huh?


Ever wondered if we were in it?

I beg your pardon.

Do you think we are, you know, inside it?


Well, we wouldn't know, would we?

We wouldn't know what?

We wouldn't know we were inside it or not.

Why not?

That tree over there could be a cyberimage.

I don't think so.

But you can't say you know this for sure.

I have no problem saying I know it for sure.

A man with no doubt?

I didn't say that.

Well how can you be certain we are not cyberpeople?

I would know by now.

How would you know?

I would have found out.


This is a silly conversation.

Actually, it is rather philosophical.

I have never liked philosophy.

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