Tag Archives: Jungian psychology

Reading The Red Book (10)

“The good and the beautiful freeze to the ice of the absolute idea and the bad and hateful become mud puddles full of crazy life.” C.G. Jung, The Red Book (Liber Primus, chapter VIII) Chapter VIII of The Red Book (Liber Primus) … Continue reading

Posted in The Red Book by C.G. Jung, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

On Silence

I have recently read two magnificent books on the same topic – silence. One was written in 1948 by Max Picard, a Swiss philosopher of art and entitled The World of Silence, the other – called Quest for Silence (published … Continue reading

Posted in silence, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Transcending Toxic Masculinity

There is a deep collective need to rewrite the scripts of masculinity. “Dig deeply into any man and one would find not only the lake of tears but a mountain of rage, layers of anger accumulated since childhood, slowly pushing … Continue reading

Posted in Masculinity, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Suffering of Perseus and Medusa

“I wasn’t hurt enough when I should have been, Kino admitted to himself. When I should have felt real pain, I stifled it. I didn’t want to take it on, so I avoided facing up to it. Which is why … Continue reading

Posted in Medusa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Eros and Psyche (1)

Eros and Psyche by blackeri Plato perceived love as the desire and pursuit of the whole, as he wrote in Symposium. The tale of Eros and Psyche is a story of the soul’s desire for wholeness. It has been haunting … Continue reading

Posted in Eros and Psyche | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments