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A love nest

I’m of the view that a relationship should be the fruits of a union, not the roots to settle on. Each party should have the relationship rooted in their hearts, sacrificing for a value shared and preferring the higher good of the union to one’s self. 275 more words


Understanding Personality: The 12 Jungian Archetypes – Moving People to Action

The term “archetype” means original pattern in ancient Greek. Jung used the concept of archetype in his theory of the human psyche. He identified 12 universal, mythic characters archety… 36 more words


Father Hunger

This excerpt from “Under Saturn’s Shadow” by analytic psychologist James Hollis speaks to me anyway – I’ve been working on the “deficit” he speaks of much of my life… 420 more words


American Mythology Pt III

American Mythology pt. III

We hold these truths to be self-evident” Thomas Jefferson

With the possible exception of “The Old West”, there is nothing that exemplifies the concept of… 529 more words


Jung and the (In)comprehension of Gender

Talk given to Philosophy for All, publ in Ethical Record

I once attended a series of drama therapy workshops. As I entered the room one of the other participants – an ex-follower of the Bhagwan Shree Rajnesh  – exclaimed ‘Oh good, we need some more male energy’. 6,314 more words


Additional Thoughts about Ramana Maharshi and C.G. Jung (6/7/11)

Re-reading Ramana Maharshi’s little book[1]—which I have done periodically since I first discovered the book at an ‘esoteric’ bookstore in 1977—always presents baffling questions to me. 1,995 more words

Shuttle De-plume-acy (5/28-29/11)

The space shuttle program has at last drawn to a close, not for lack of enthusiasm on Americans’ part to hurl themselves into the distant reaches of outer space, but because economic realities have at long last rendered such exorbitantly expensive enterprises an inexcusable extravagance. 2,322 more words