The juxtaposition of the sublime with the trivial produces  delicious irony as the goat occupies a much higher place in the city square than Freud .The irony is that there are “friends of the goat” who lobby intensely for installing the goat in the City Square while the poor psycho-analyst has no friends despite the fact that had beeen born in the same place ! The comparison of the goat with Freud is carried further as the goats have been absent in the city for hundreds of years while Freud is  a relatively recent phenomenon !

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