Freud maintained that death was
(a) the best of a bad business
(b) the best of both worlds
(c) the right answer
(d) one of two unknowns in the equation
(e) the greater of two evils
Bonus points: Auden concludes his elegy for Freud by saying, “Sad is Eros, builder of cities, / And weeping anarchic Aphrodite.” What makes Freud call Eros – the impish god of love, known in Latin as Cupid -- “builder of cities"?
Below: Caravaggio's Cupid