Tag Archives: archetype

Reading The Red Book (23)

Chapter X of Liber Secundus is called Incantations. God (Izdubar) is now enclosed in the maternal egg. Jung  sings “the incantations for his incubation.” If we are the children of Gods, perhaps Gods can also be our children, he says: … Continue reading

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The Danaids, the Lernaean Hydra and Heracles

According to the Greek myth, the Danaids, fifty daughters of Danaus, were forced to marry fifty sons of Aegyptus, a ruler of Egypt. Forty-nine of them killed their husbands on the wedding night. The forty-nine heads of the men were … Continue reading

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The Virgoan Beauty of the Swiss

Watching a Swiss episode of a  BBC programme on great continental railways I could not help smiling. Those Swiss engineers are the best in the world. They managed to move a whole building (http://now.msn.com/swiss-move-262-foot-long-building-in-19-hour-trek) and they have built the most … Continue reading

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