Carl Jung

Carl Jung

Carl Jung
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Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung (y¢ng), Carl Gustav
1875-1961
Swiss psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology. Among his contributions to the understanding of the human mind are the concepts of extraversion and introversion and the notion of the collective unconscious. Jung’s works include The Psychology of the Unconscious (1912) and Psychological Types (1921).

Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist, who founded the analytical school of psychology. He was born in Kesswil. Jung interpreted mental and emotional disturbances as an attempt to find personal and spiritual wholeness. His work on word association, in which a patient’s responses to stimulus words revealed what Jung called complexes, brought him international renown and led him to a close collaboration with Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. However, Jung declared his independence from Freud’s narrowly sexual interpretation of the libido by showing the close parallels between ancient myths and psychotic fantasies and by explaining human motivation in terms of a larger creative energy.

Especially influential in Jung’s theories were the internal linkdreams and fantasies of his childhood. In Psychological Types (1921), he proposed the now well-known personality types, extrovert and introvert. He later made a distinction between the personal unconscious, the repressed feelings and thoughts developed during an individual’s life, and the internal linkcollective unconscious, those inherited feelings, thoughts, and internal linkmemories shared by all humanity. The collective unconscious, according to Jung, is made up of what he called internal linkarchetypes, or primordial images, that manifest themselves symbolically in religions, myths, fairy tales, and fantasies.

Asia

Because the European does not know his own unconscious, he does not understand the East and projects into it everything he fears and despises in himself.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. R. J. Van Helsdingen, Beelden uit het onbewuste, Foreword (1957), included in Jung’s Collected Works, vol. 18 (ed. by William McGuire).

Addiction

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. _Memories, Dreams, Reflections_, ch. 12 (1963).

Ideology

Our blight is ideologies- they are the long-expected Antichrist!
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. The internal linkTibetan Book of the Great Liberation (1954; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 11, para. 778, ed. by William McGuire, 1958).

Understanding

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Mysterium Coniunctionis (1955-56; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 14, para. 147, ed. by William McGuire, 1963).

Chaos

In all internal linkchaosHail Eris! there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Collected Works, vol. 9, “Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious,” pt. 1 (1959; ed. by William McGuire).

The Masses

Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Concerning Rebirth (1940; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 9, pt. 1, para. 227, ed. by William McGuire, 1959).

Committees

The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Review (1934; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 10, “Civilization in Transition,” ed. by William McGuire, 1961).

Alchemy

Primitive Life

So often among so-called “primitives” one comes across spiritual personalities who internal linkimmediately inspire respect, as though they were the fully matured products of an undisturbed fate.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Marriage as a Psychological Relationship (1925; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 17, para. 336, ed. by William McGuire, 1954).

Egotism

An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. Psychology and internal linkAlchemy (1944; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 12, para. 563, ed. by William McGuire, 1968).

Promises

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
Carl Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist. After the Catastrophe (1945; repr. in Collected Works, vol. 10, para. 413, ed. by William McGuire, 1964).


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Jungian Alchemy

Psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung rediscovered the images and principles of alchemy surfacing in the internal linkdreams and compulsions of his patients and began a lifelong study of the subject. He concluded that alchemical images explain the archetypal roots of the modern mind and underscores a internal linkprocess of transformation leading to the integration of the  personality.


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I had to abandon the idea of the superordinate position of the ego. … I saw that everything, all paths I had been following, all steps I had taken, were leading back to a single point — namely, to the mid-point. It became increasingly plain to me that the internal linkmandala is the centre. It is the exponent of all paths. It is the path to the centre, to individuation. I knew that in finding the mandala as an expression of the self I had attained what was for me the ultimate.

– C. G. Jung. internal link_Memories, Dreams, Reflections_


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“…Jung has pointed out that a true symbol appears only when there is need to express what thought cannot think or what is only divined or felt…”

“This ‘visionary rumor'[of internal linkUFOs], as can also be seen in many internal linkdreams of our time, is an attempt by the internal linkCollective Unconscious psyche to heal the split in our apocalyptic age by means of the symbol of the circle.”

         – Man and his Symbols, 1964

  • space rock track _Angels vs. internal linkAliens_ MP3 (vK)atomjacked inventory cache by Mogwai off of 7″ on Che Recordings #061

 

UFOs in China 1974

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internal linkWhy Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Carl Jung: The confluence of events in the cultural gestalt necessitated that individual chickens cross roads at this historical juncture, and therefore synchronicitously brought such occurrences into being.

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

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Authored:
 _Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Sky_atomjacked inventory cache(1959)


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San Francisco internal linkpunk group The Nuns (ca. 1978):

vocalist Jennifer Miro’s grandmother, Elizabeth Goodrich Whitney, studied with Swiss psychiatrist C.G. Jung in Zurich

The Nuns

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“I feel that the root of the enigma is to be found in the properties of whole numbers.”

   — Jung on Synchronicity, _Letters 1951-1961_


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  • Text: internal linkThe Mystery Of Chance – Jung & internal linkSynchronicity by Peter A. Jordan
  • new wave release internal link_Synchronicity_ 12″ (1983) by The Police – lyrics influenced by Jung
  • internal linkfusion internal linkdrum and bass track _Jung At Heart_ MP3 (224k)atomjacked inventory cache by State Of Monc off of _Hand To Mouth_ CD on Essential internal linkDance Music (2002)
  • turntablism track _Frontier Psychiatrist_ MP3atomjacked inventory cache by Avalanches off of _Since I Left You_ (2000)
  • internal linkAnomaloginternal linkCollective Psychosis
  • The internal linkBeatles – _Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band_ 12″ (1967) cover art depicts Carl Jung, top row, seventh from left.
Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band

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