Tag Archives: Carl Jung

On Motes and Splinters

Once again we are confronted with senseless violence as police officers are shot down in Dallas TX. We point fingers. We blame just as we did after the Orlando shootings and after the many senseless killings that seem to be … Continue reading

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On Movie Villains and the Shadow

I love lists, not so much for purposes of organizing but more because they can spawn great arguments. My all-time baseball team, for example, excludes the likes of Joe DiMaggio and Johnny Bench, an exclusion with which some will take … Continue reading

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On Nighttime Dreams

Many spiritual traditions place great importance on nighttime dreams. The Old Testament, for instance, has many stories of God speaking to individuals through dreams, providing guidance, even warning. Science, too, has had interest in dreams, coming to view them as … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Mentors: Carl Jung

Carl Jung started out with Sigmund Freud as his mentor to the point that Freud expected Jung to carry on the mantel of psychoanalysis. He referred to Jung as his “crown prince”. Jung, however, developed an interest in spiritual matters, … Continue reading

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On The Christmas Truce

You may have seen an advertisement making the rounds on YouTube. It is an ad for British chocolate and is set in the trenches of World War I. It draws upon a true series of temporary truces where German and … Continue reading

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On The Kingdom Within

I’ve written elsewhere that Jesus Christ was a real troublemaker, prone to make statements that challenged the status quo and made people uncomfortable. At one point, he told his followers “The Kingdom of God is within you.” This, I think, … Continue reading

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