Noble Discontent and Beauty

The factor in human life provocative of a noble discontent is the gradual emergence into prominence of a sense of criticism, founded upon appreciations of beauty, and of intellectual distinction, and of duty. The moral element is derivative from the other factors in experience. For otherwise there is no content for duty to operate upon. […]

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Towards Grasping Projection(s)

…Obviously, the negative inner image can also be suppressed and projected outward. That is, one can project one’s own moral problem–as usual–onto another person. As soon as this does not happen and one confronts one’s own problem, the projection is withdrawn and the actual image of the Other becomes visible. – Neumann (Jacob and Esau, […]

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Lament

Lament No permanence is ours; we are a wave That flows to fit whatever form it finds: Through day or night, cathedral or the cave We pass forever, craving form that binds. Mold after mold we fill and never rest, We find no home where joy or grief runs deep. We move, we are the […]

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The Shaman; Reborn

The shaman lives among usThey sing in the treesThey dance in the breezeThey are the hearts murmurEchoing beyond all things Rhythmic and basicTheir beat is slowAnd almost unheard… “But there is another way — in diametric opposition to that ofsocial duty and the popular cult. From the standpoint of the wayof duty, anyone in exile […]

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The Unlearned Learn Best ver.2

The Unlearned Learn Best At etymonline.com we “learn” that in the past our present word, learn, had a “base sense” which was: “to follow or to find the track.” So learning, based on this sense, is a following or the discovery of a track that will hopefully lead us to the learning of that which […]

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A Psychological Rule

The psychological rule says that when an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside, as fate. That is to say, when the individual remains undivided and does not become conscious of his inner opposite, the world must perforce act out the conflict and be torn into opposing halves. – Jung    

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