Tag Archive: individuation

The Individuation of God: Book Review By Leonard Cruz

Individuation of God

The Individuation of God: Integrating Science and Religion Peter B Todd A book review By Leonard Cruz, M.D. , M.E. Erit in omnibus in Omnia Deus (God may become all in and through all) The Phenomenon of Man Pierre Telihard de Chardin Click Here for Peter Todd’s interview with Dr. Rachael Kohn Quantum mechanics, depth…

Placing Psyche: The Future of Psychology

 The White Man’s Burden Rudyard Kipling Take up the White Man’s burden– Send forth the best ye breed– Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness, On fluttered folk and wild– Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half-devil and half-child. Take up the White Man’s burden– In patience to…

A Woman Shall Lead Them: The Feminine in “A Dangerous Method”

Jung and Spielrein

And a Woman Shall Lead Them The Feminine in A Dangerous Method By Len Cruz, MD A Dangerous Method is one of the best psychological film portrayals of the feminine I have seen in a very long time.  Knowing many of the historical elements that director David Cronenberg smoothly wove together in a 95 minute…

The Christchurch Earthquakes: A Jungian Analyst’s Devastating Journey

SELF CARE IN THE MIDST OF INNER & OUTER FAULT-LINES Reflections on the impact and significance of the Christchurch earthquakes An address to the Christchurch Branch of the New Zealand Assn of Counsellors by Joy Ryan-Bloore, Jungian Analyst _______________________________________________________________________________   Abstract Since 4 September 2010, we, the people of Christchurch have been subjected to ongoing,…

The Better Angels of Our Nature

The Better Angels of Our Nature were called forth in the Energy! The Ecology of the Psyche and the World http://tiny.cc/28qbp

Black Swan and Being a “Good Enough Therapist”

On August 26, 2011 the Asheville Jung Center will host a conference on the Black Swan. Don’t miss the conference or an excellent film review in Spring: : A Journal of Archetype and Culture.

Fall Conference in New Mexico: “Civilization in Transition”

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”  – Proverbs Civilization in Transition: Jungian Presence in Creative World Change. Carl Jung foresaw a change in world order that he believed was a “spiritual transformation” in civilization. Aware of both its dangers and positive potential, he spoke of it in Civilization in Transition, part of which…

The Original Graphic Novel: The Sungod’s Journey Through the Netherworld

Don’t miss the chance to register for the Asheville Jung Center’s conference, “Symbols of Individuation in Religion and Mythology: The Case of Egypt.” Schweizer authored a book, “The Sungod’s Journey Through the Netherworld: Reading the Ancient Egyptian Amduat”. Deeply woven into our biology and psychology is the drama of the nightly descent of the sun. Our own solar consciousness departs each night. This most ordinary matter of the sun setting and rising again is the backdrop of a drama the Egyptians told as the original graphic novel.

President Obama: A Case Study of Opposites, Transcendence, & Mysterium Conjunctionis

NEWSWEEK’s cover, just days before the conference Symbols and Individuation in Global Politics is a bit of synchronicity. In this cover, the opposing polarities regarding how President Obama has been characterized are employed to snag the reader’s attention. The upcoming conference “Symbols and Individuation in Global Politics: The Case of Barack Obama” features renowned discussants who are exploring Global Politics and the current president of the United States

The Mythopoetic Path – A Road Less Traveled

There is an age old battle between the rational and irrational, the logical view versus an artistic or symbolic one. Jung talks of a “Mythopoetic Imagination,” which he saw as severely lacking in our modern culture.  It is what often engages us on  the Jungian path, which stands in stark contrast to our daily &…