Three little pigs face uncertainty

A beautiful, sunny day that somehow feels so heavy in our hearts. In these moments of uncertainty… no, wait. When did we have certainty? When were we able to foretell the future in such a reliable way that it would make us say the future is now uncertain? The future is always uncertain. Well, I guess…

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On heart failure and the perception of God

What we are pleased to call illusion may be for the psyche an extremely important life-factor, something as indispensable as oxygen for the body—a psychic actuality of overwhelming significance. Carl G. Jung. Practice of Psychotherapy. Heart failure is the final consequence of heart disease. It basically represents the inability of the heart to contract or…

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The apple of enlightenment

When I was Reading MDR, I was fascinated by how the Age of Enlightenment was presented by Jung. Coming out of the middle ages, in which Religion predominated, Western civilisation pushed for a more preponderant role of reason. The pendulum has swung so far to the other side that we have come to a point…

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On projections

Oh, the passengerHe rides and he ridesHe looks through his windowWhat does he see?He sees the silent hollow skyHe see the stars come out tonightHe sees the city’s ripped backsidesHe sees the winding ocean driveAnd everything was made for you and meAll of it was made for you and me‘Cause it just belongs to you…

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The second half

Realising that there actually was a second half of life gave me a very strong sense of purpose. It was my first encounter with the work of Carl Jung, which changed my life. The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of…

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Possibilities

Of the many things that can be, that can exist, only a few do exist. Only a few come to be. The rest of possibilities remain as just that: possibilities. Every time a choice is made, thousands, millions of possibilities disappear. Possibilities that existed, even if only in theory, and will exist no more if…

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