Alchemical Psychology, Part VIII – Caelum

It has been a wonderful adventure re-reading and sharing here James Hillman's wonderful book Alchemical Psychology. Every time I read Hillman I am inspired to keep digging the well that continues to give me sustenance, joy and the feeling that life does make sense. The writing of this series is my attempt to pay tribute …

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In a Nutshell

A quick tour of C.G. Jung's idea of the Self is featured in the video below. Jung's notion of the Self is a more modern term for describing an experience of what has had in the past many names and which Alan Watts called At-One-Ness. Humans from various times and places, have acknowledged a place …

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Everything is Broken

There's a great article in Pajamas Media about Mr. Zimmerman. The link is here: How Bob Dylan checked out of the culture war. http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/the-bridge-bob-dylan-the-ruling-class-and-the-country-class/ I started listening to Dylan around the same time that I was reading Jung. Dylan's lyrics are interesting in many ways, but surprisingly in light of Jungian thought. Bob's earlier stuff …

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