Navigating Synchronicity

One of the most common entry points into Jung’s analytical psychology is his work on synchronicity, the principle of meaningful acausality.

The Psyche Lost in Sexuality

In the previous article, a distinction was made between the two forms that the incestual drive can take: the outer form, which is pathological and destructive, and the inner form, which is a major goal of self-realization.

The Psyche Lost in Matter

According to the myth, Parsifal (whose name translates to “pure or innocent fool”) encounters a wounded Fisher King whose testicles have been pierced by an arrow or a poisoned spear. With such a wound, the Fisher King is left impotent, without access to the Grail Castle, and without the ability to produce an offspring. This condition prevents the Fisher King from enjoying life and yet it is not dire enough to kill him either.

Grieving the Father

In the introduction of The New God-image: A Study of Jung’s Key Letters Concerning the Evolution of the Western God-image, Edward Edinger outlines six stages in the religious orientation of mankind, tracking the evolution of the God-image throughout the history of the West.

The Wheel and the Cross

In January 2023, I opened my inbox and found an email from an acquaintance of mine, a middle-aged woman who shall remain anonymous.

Paranoia Agent: Stories of Failed Individuation (Part Two)

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This article picks up where Part One ended.

Paranoia Agent: Stories of Failed Individuation (Part One)

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Paranoia Agent is a 13-episode murder mystery centered around Shonen Bat, an otherworldly aggressor carrying a golden bat, whose victim selection leaves the detective team after him bewildered.

Regulating Grandiosity: the Works of Robert L. Moore

This article will be an attempt to synthesize what I believe are Moore’s most valuable and original contributions.

The Architecture of Evil

This article’s purpose is to explore a rare and limit case: the mystery of unrepentant and self-destructive evil. To do so, we are going to turn towards Lars von Trier’s 2018 The House that Jack Built, a movie that puts the viewer inside the mind of a serial killer.

Evil, Songlines and Restoration

Truth did not come into the world naked, but it came in types and images. The world will not receive truth in any other way.