Tag Archive: Obama

Bias, Trayvon Martin, and Undercurrents in American Society

Bias, Trayvon Martin, and Undercurrents in American Society Len Cruz, MD “Every man has reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone but only his friends. He has other matters in his mind which he would not reveal even to his friends, but only to himself, and that in secret. But there are other things…

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

Global Politics, Obama, & Transcendent Function: A Jungian Perspective?

In September the Asheville Jung Center has ambitious plans to host a conference titled “Symbols and Individuation in Global Politics”. Do Jungians and the field of Analytical Psychology have something unique to offer in the arena of politics, political science, and political discourse? Of course, Jungians are entitled, indeed obligated, to participate in the political process. But is there a Jungian perspective on these matters?