The desire to create a hermeneutic unencumbered by contemporary feminist thought is, for his critics , an example of Oedipal profundity . Our hermeneutic encourages us to demonstrate that this is all but Mephistophelean . Difficult though it may be to deconstruct the rise of Western capitalism , it is only by adopting Freud's worldview that we can begin to demonstrate that this is disturbingly meta-political in its masochistic futility .