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I, Mercurius. The Meaning of America. “True democracy is a highly psychological institution which takes account of human nature as it is and makes allowances for the necessity of conflict within its own national boundaries … The marked tendency of the Western democracies to internal dissension is the very thing that could lead them into a more hopeful path.”

The Meaning of America

Dr. C.G. Jung, “The Fight with the Shadow,” November 3, 1946, Civilization in Transition, Collected Works Volume 10, P. 225. What is the “Meaning of America” to you? Some years ago I was thinking about what it is about The United States of America that makes it unique in the world? I was blessed with the ability to travel around the world many times, and visit countries that practiced Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, Shintoism, and many other religions and faith concepts.

This is a “stump the stars” kind of question, because many of the people I asked, American or not, just could not put their minds around it. I am an American. Limits of the Warrior Archetype in Achieving Destiny. Details Parent Category: Tools to Change Society Category: Archetypes: What Are They?

Limits of the Warrior Archetype in Achieving Destiny

Published on 12 February 2015. America Needs a Mother. Splitting, Integration and Evolution in the Mother Archetype. Details Parent Category: Tools to Change Society Category: Archetypes: What Are They?

Splitting, Integration and Evolution in the Mother Archetype

Published on 23 June 2014. The Authentic Hero's Quest. Details Parent Category: Jungian Topics Category: Feminine & Masculine Published on 17 June 2014.

The Authentic Hero's Quest

SJSworks : #Neurobiology, ... - ... Neurobiology, Symbolic Imagery & Jung — And A Book That Brings Them Together. The Neurobiology of the Gods (2012) first gained accolades for grounding CG Jung’s ideas in modern neuroscience.

Neurobiology, Symbolic Imagery & Jung — And A Book That Brings Them Together

Yet Goodwyn’s explanation for why we create symbolic imagery makes this an important book not only for analytical psychologists, but also for evolutionary psychologists, traumatologists, and anyone interested in the central role of symbolic imagery for human experience. Goodwyn writes “the primary focus of this work is in symbolic imagery— how the brain constructs it, interacts with it, and imbues it with numinous significance (in the case of gods).” Goodwyn’s subject matter is actually more far-reaching than this.

He also sheds light on why we evolved to have symbolic imagery in the first place. Jung’s ideas on topics such as the collective unconscious, archetypes, and dreams inform Goodwyn’s exploration of the neurobiological and evolutionary aspects of symbolic imagery, along with the work of neuroscientists such as Jaak Panksepp, Antonio Damasio, and Joseph Le Doux. Follow. James Hillman Archetypal Psychology. Details Parent Category: Tools to Change Society Category: Archetypes: What Are They?

James Hillman Archetypal Psychology

Published on 06 April 2014 Written by Richard Tarnas. Grand Budapest Hotel: Check in and Check It Out! The Every Woman Archetype: An Homage to Sarah Jessica Parker. Oprah Winfrey has it.

The Every Woman Archetype: An Homage to Sarah Jessica Parker

Whitney Houston sang about it. Few possess that rare innate ability to channel myriad personas depending on mood, moment, or, in the case of Sarah Jessica Parker, dress. It's no surprise women adore SJP: the Every Woman appeals to, well, every woman. She dresses for herself, not to make men swoon or women jealous. She's humble, not saccharine-sweet, and she's not afraid to poke fun at herself. She is also an award-winning self-made Royal (Sex and the City earned her four Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild awards, and two Emmys).

The Art of Crafting Soul~Deepening Experiences ... Carl Jung and Archetypal Music. #Mother Courage - Meryl Streep. Mother #Archetype Alive in #Turkey. For The Love of a Woman Pt 1 January Moon an essay by Stephanie Pope for mythopoetry.com. The Magician. The Magician. Details Parent Category: Tools to Change Society Category: Dr.

The Magician

Carl Jung--Red Book Published on 05 January 2013 Written by Max Purrington. AN INTERSTICE: NEW YEARS & "END" TIMES Mirthology 101. Happy 2013!

AN INTERSTICE: NEW YEARS & "END" TIMES Mirthology 101

Did you make your New Year's resolution yet? This year I promised myself I would continue my explorations into women and humor. As a poet-mythologer that means a mythopoetic exploration where psyche-making seems to open space between mirth and myth. The idea came to me last evening during participation in a microblogging event, "Toast Pacifica" held for alumni of Pacifica Graduate Institute (see Pacifica Alumni) home to the collected works of Joseph Campbell, Marija Gimbutas, James Hillman, Christine Downing, and others.

You can visit a full listing of names and collected works by visiting OPUS Archives on line. 2013: Why Mirth What is it about mythic imagination and the need for mirth? The Lovers - VI / The #archetype of The Lovers in the deep subconscious. Which Feminine Archetypes Are Strongest in You? Details.

Which Feminine Archetypes Are Strongest in You?

The High Priestess - II / If your Beloved shows up at the pool wearing this, your High Priestess may be reversed. #Archetype #Tarot #Psychology What is she saying? Eclectic / The Sumo archetype! (;-) #archetype. Archetype in Action / papa #sagan #Archetype #Jungian. Yearning for the Beloved. A Conversation on Archetype and Mythology with Dennis P. Slattery, Ph.D. Details Parent Category: Tools to Change Society Category: Jungian Topics Published on 26 February 2012 Written by Dennis P.

Slattery and Skip Conover. Twitter Directory and Search, Find Twitter Followers. Skip_Conover on Listorious. How's Your Religion Working for You? Welcome to the Frontpage. War Games. Maxwell Purrington. Jean Raffa. Like Button for Twitter. Jessica Archetype.