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Blind Rage and Absolute Corruption: Reflections on Macbeth

“Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

Attributed to the nineteenth century historian Lord Acton, this insight was particularly aimed at monarchical systems where the ruler was believed to be there by divine authority and therefore could do no wrong. 940 more words



‘Some of the main islands are: my garden, the view of distant mountains,
my country place where I withdraw from the noise of city life, my library…’ … 7,797 more words


Holding the tension of the opposites

To quote Carl Jung, “All opposites are of God, therefore man must bend to this burden; and in so doing he finds that God in his “oppositeness” has taken possession of him, incarnated himself in him. 221 more words

Brave Human

Why Good People Do Bad Things: Understanding Our Darker Selves by James Hollis (Gotham Books, 2007).

Suicide bombers. Self sabotaging behaviors. Madmen shooting innocent people. Addictions. Marriage destroying actions. These and a hundred other puzzling behaviors prompted me to read this book. 81 more words

What Sort of Facebook Stalker Are You? Take Our Free Quiz And Find Out!

 We all know how it starts. Maybe an encounter in the street. Maybe a conversation in which a particular name came up, yet again; maybe a post-card with unfamiliar writing or a photo glimpsed over a shoulder on a screen. 1,584 more words


Facing the Shadow

What is Jung’s “Shadow”?

This topic has been tumbling around in my head over the past week… It seemed that everywhere I looked, there it was: Shadow Work. 500 more words

Tiffany Stiles

my inner Johnny Cash

Am I the Man in the Black?

Consider this recent dream:

I see a silhouette of Johnny Cash a short distance away.

It has a shiny silvery surface, which reflects my own image. 325 more words