Category Archives: analytic(al) psychology

Dual Preoccupations

Bacchus from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo. The coniunctio happens in the underworld, it happens in the dark when there is no light shining any more. When you are completely out and consciousness is gone, then something is born or … Continue reading

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DIY Eclipse

[KGVID]http://squareone-learning.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Two_Eclipses.mp4[/KGVID] soundtrack: Unity – a collection of soundz by Kamelmauz The coniunctio happens in the underworld, it happens in the dark when there is no light shining any more. When you are completely out and consciousness is gone, then something … Continue reading

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Three Into Four, Repeat. . .

The shuttling to and fro of arguments and affects represents the transcendent function of opposites. The confrontation of the two positions generates a tension charged with energy and creates a living, third thing—not a logical stillbirth in accordance with the … Continue reading

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Manual Rotation

What can you discern about your reflection in the archetypal ensemble? Contact – Mystery Code – Gnosis Action – Love How might you overcome your isolation by gauging yourself in universal modes of polarities? Ken Warren (from notes to a … Continue reading

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Stirring Together, In the Midst of the Unending Stream

I traced a circle on the ground, It was a mystic figure strange Wherein I thought there would abound Mute symbols adequate of change, And complex formulas of Law, Which is the jaws of Change’s maw. My simpler thoughts in … Continue reading

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Working Away From the Center

Virgins with T-squares and compasses, guarding the heavenly blackboards. And the angel of numbers reflective, flying from the 1 to the 2, from the 2 to the 3, from 3 to the 4. Dead chalk and sponges rule and erase … Continue reading

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Unities

One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do Two can be as bad as one It’s the loneliest number since the number one No is the saddest experience you’ll ever know Yes, it’s the saddest experience you’ll ever know … Continue reading

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Zeitgeist, Autumn 2016

Whoever the “rapist of Persephone,” whether it be Cephisus or Dionysus–and the Eleusinian Mysteries were carried out near the river Kephisos, indicating a link between the two gods–the disordering attack must be reexperienced and lived through, else the redemption of … Continue reading

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Legacy Art Post #3 – A Green Man

A Green Man (2013) The journey of Moses with his servant Joshua is a life­journey (it lasted eighty years). They grow old together and lose the life-force, i.e., the fish, which “in wondrous wise took its way to the sea” … Continue reading

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Zeitgeist, Summer 2016

The risk of inner experience, the adventure of the spirit, is in any case alien to most human beings. ~Carl Jung; Memories, Dreams and Reflections

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Another Vector of Contemporary Cultural Intrapsychic Polarization

Just the other day, I seem to have taken a photograph in our garden of a UFO no bigger than a marble. So if Hillary Clinton is running for president, why is she talking about UFOs? Part of the answer … Continue reading

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Riding With Hair Duce

64 Cadillac Fleetwood via photopin (license) It was bound to happen some night and it happened last night. I had a dream with Donald J. Trump in it. As a longtime dream keeper and dream analyst, the dream with respect … Continue reading

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Two Style Self-Reports

Print out this post to utilize the two assessment forms. Archetype Axis Reflect on the make-up of your personality and assign 15 total points to select archetypal aspects. The scale of the point system is graded this way: 4 points … Continue reading

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Feminine Intuitive Feeling

In the USA, where guns pop off just as Jung suggested they would, and where the wounded masculine is amped and lashes out, nevertheless, there are hopeful signs.

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Friendship: A Schema for Depth and Learning

I have been reflectingintuiting over the past six weeks on my relationship with Ken Warren, and, the nature of active creative sustained depth-full relationship. This has been, is, almost a prototype of grief framed by bittersweet finality. This is both … Continue reading

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The Stack of Symmetry

Over the past few years I have not combined a vertical with a ‘flipped’ horizontal symmetry so as to synthesize the above stack. Presumably, there is a transcendent function hidden in my (a) intention, or, (2) unconscious urge, because it … Continue reading

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Friendship: Negative Capability, Unfinished Impositions, Irony

Loss of a person, of a close frriend or of a family member, presents a challenging process which won’t let go as it impels me through its requisite travail. At the same time, the outward conventions of concern and courtesy … Continue reading

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Friendship: the Anima Problem

Excerpted from Ken Warren’s notes for Repairing the Opposites, Doubling Stars, Turning Swine Into Pears, a program presented by Ken and Stephen Calhoun at The C.G. Jung Center of the Analytical Psychology Center of Western New York in December 2014. … Continue reading

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Friendship: The Cut, and Combing the Matrices

In the upper right hand section of this collage is a vertical white line. Actually, up close, it looks like somebody took a knife to the art work. This vertical line is very critical to the capture of an essential … Continue reading

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Friendship: Meta All of the Above, and Combinatorial Experience

John M. Reisman wrote an amusing, and sometimes edifying, book about friendship, Anatomy of Friendship (1979.) At the beginning he provides a survey of luminaries, all men, with something to say about friendship. Reisman’s luminaries are: Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Montaigne, … Continue reading

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