Freudian Cake Envy

ID: Gimme more chocolate cake!

Ego: It will make you fat, but if you do these arithmetic lessons, society will approve, and you can have more chocolate cake.

Superego: SHAME!

 

ID: Gimme arithmetic lessons and more chocolate cake!

Ego: It will make you fat, and arithmetic alone are useless; but if you do these algebra lessons, society will approve, and you can have more chocolate cake.

Superego: SHAME!

 

ID: Gimme arithmetic, algebra lessons, and more chocolate cake!

Ego: It will make you fat, and algebra lessons alone are useless, but if you do these trigonometry lessons, society will approve, and you can have more chocolate cake.

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Gimme arithmetic, algebra, and trig lessons, and more cake!

Ego: It will make you fat, and trig lessons alone are useless, but if you do these calculus lessons, society will approve, and you can have cake.

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Gimme arithmetic, algebra, trig, and calculus lessons, and more cake!

Ego: It will make you fat, and calculus lessons alone are useless, but if you go to college and grad school, society will approve, and you can have more cake.

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Gimme calc lessons, a PHD, and more cake!

Ego: No one likes a fat PHD, but if you take these exercise and diet lessons, society will approve, and you can have a small piece of chocolate cake.

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Gimme a PHD, exercise and diet lessons, and a small piece of chocolate cake.

Ego: No one listens to a skinny, old math professor, I’m outta here.

Superego: SHAME!

 

ID: Not sure what to do without an Ego, could I have a small piece of chocolate cake before I die, please?

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Then could I just die, please?

Superego: SHAME!

ID: Then I guess I’ll never know what Heaven is. Can you tell me what Heaven is all about, please?

Superego: Chocolate Cake Forever!