Zen Master Alan Watts Explains What Made Carl Jung Such an Influential Thinker: Open Culture

“There is a nice German word, hintergedanken, which means a thought in the very far far back of your mind,” says Watts. “Jung had a hintergedanken in the back of his mind that showed in the twinkle in his eye. It showed that he knew and recognized what I sometimes call the element of irreducible … Continue reading Zen Master Alan Watts Explains What Made Carl Jung Such an Influential Thinker: Open Culture

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A fascinating interpretation! "Facing and integrating the Shadow is a necessary part of what Jung called individuation: the lifelong process of psychological integration, as the individual strives to become whole. As for the person, so for the culture. Identify the contemporary Trickster(s), and you’ll discover the nature of the contemporary cultural Shadow. It’s anger, hate, … Continue reading Trickster Times