(Mis)using Jung; or, “Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes”
“…Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.” What does it mean? Judging from its common usage, it’s anyone’s guess. Literally…”
Mirrors; or, Narcissus Reloaded
"Narcissus’ downfall was not that he gazed into the pond; it was that he confused the reflection for the Other; that he projected unknowingly. And that is a terrifying, yet all too common prospect for the psyche."
Eternity Reclaimed: The Significance of Resurrection
"The idea of the resurrection is within our reach, at least in its symbolic form. This would explain the frequency of the motif of resurrection in religions and mythologies...Christ’s fate is important because it functions as a symbol of the Self, which exists outside space-time."
We: The fairest tale of them all
“…Romantic love must die. This sounds so anticlimactic, doesn’t it? Yet, if we manage to see the inner reality for what it is, an inner world will flourish. Once the anima/animus is brought to consciousness, the projection upon the actual person loses its power..."
Russians love their children too
“…‘Russians’ is a song that states our only source of comfort and, simultaneously, a source of profound despair: We are all humans…”
Saint Javelin: The Rebirth of a Symbol
“Saint Javelin is a much more potent symbol than a saint in her usual state of being: placid, peaceful, tolerant. At this point in history a new symbol is needed, and so it is brought forth.”