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Not surprisingly, among Clifford's cronies, regression--the traversal of the erotogenic zones in the opposite direction--is a powerful regulatory concept in their discussions: they view sex itself as a "primitive reversion," an atavistic retreat from more sophisticated intellectual and cultural concerns.
Repression derives from the abandonment of former erotogenic zones, in particular the anus, mouth and throat, the memory of which, still retained, provokes a disturbing pleasure that must be repudiated.