The Collective Unconscious and Classical Self Knowledge

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“We are so captivated by and entangled in our subjective consciousness that we have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly through dreams and visions.”
– Carl Jung, The Symbolic Life (1953); also in Man and His Symbols (1964)

“This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.”
– Carl Jung, General Aspects of Dream Psychology (1928)

“The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.”
– Carl Jung, The Meaning of Psychology for Modern Man (1934)

“With what admiration the reading of excellent poets fills anyone who attentively studies the invention and interpretation of concepts! And what shall I say of architecture? What of the art of navigation?

But surpassing all stupendous inventions, what sublimity of mind was his who dreamed of finding means to communicate his deepest thoughts to any other person, though distant by mighty intervals of place and time! Of talking with those who are in India; of speaking to those who are not yet born and will not be born for a thousand or ten thousand years; and with what facility, by the different arrangements of twenty characters upon a page!

Let this be the seal of all the admirable inventions of mankind.”  –  Galileo Galilei

cut Mckenna UFO speech section “can’t hit it with a hammer, not real”


Terence McKenna Reading Hermetic Lore

(make my own cut, include “man is god’s brother” point)

What have you to do with god? – Terence McKenna

text continues… “Your thought can grasp nothing beautiful and good, if you cleave to the body, and are evil.”  Corpus Hermeticum, Liber XI, 20b

The Lament of Hermes – The Asclepius, reading by Graham Hancock

Terence Mckenna – Ego and Other Tensions

Eliminating the Unconscious through a Common Language – Terence Mckenna

Dreaming Awake – Spoken by Terence Mckenna

What Is the Meaning of Religion? – Spoken by Terence McKenna (transcribe to text)

add quotes from Classical Mythology Book

zimmer quote physicalization of the unconscious
searle quote from ‘rediscovery of the mind’

functions of the collective unconscious -dreaming, projection, healing
as timeless and spaceless
totality principle

google history of collective unconscious

add wiki page Theory of Forms plato
quotes from here

Wiki – Collective Unconscious
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“Jung distinguished the Collective Unconscious from the Personal unconscious, in that the Personal Unconscious is a personal reservoir of experience unique to each individual, while the Collective Unconscious collects and organizes those personal experiences in a similar way with each member of a particular species.

Jung stated in his book Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (p.43) “My thesis then, is as follows: in addition to our immediate consciousness, which is of a thoroughly personal nature and which we believe to be the only empirical psyche (even if we tack on the personal unconscious as an appendix), there exists a second psychic system of a collective, universal, and impersonal nature which is identical in all individuals. This collective unconscious does not develop individually but is inherited. It consists of pre-existent forms, the archetypes, which can only become conscious secondarily and which give definite form to certain psychic contents.”

Jung also made reference to contents of this category of the unconscious psyche as being similar to Levy-Brul’s use of collective representations or “representations collectives,” Mythological “motifs,” Hubert and Mauss’s “categories of the imagination,” and Adolf Bastian’s “primordial thoughts.” – Wikipedia

Alan Watts – A re-examination of common sense

Mind is Universe

add mckenna maryland clip – history is a trip

Chomsky on Civilization and Human Nature

Reason alone does not suffice.

We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest, also come to an understanding of its inadequacy. – Carl Jung

Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood? – Carl Jung

Were it not a fact of experience that supreme values reside in the soul, psychology would not interest me in the least, for the soul would then be nothing but a miserable vapor. – Carl Jung

From the living fountain of instinct flows everything that is creative; hence the unconscious is not merely conditioned by history, but is the very source of the creative impulse. It is like Nature herself – prodigiously conservative, and yet transcending her own historical conditions in her acts of creation. – Carl Jung

The unconscious has no time. There is no trouble about time in the unconscious. Part of our psyche is not in time and not in space. They are only an illusion, time and space, and so in a certain part of our psyche time does not exist at all. – Carl Jung

Because we cannot discover God’s throne in the sky with a radiotelescope or establish (for certain) that a beloved father or mother is still about in a more or less corporeal form, people assume that such ideas are “not true.” I would rather say that they are not “true” enough, for these are conceptions of a kind that have accompanied human life from prehistoric times, and that still break through into consciousness at any provocation. – Carl Jung

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. – Carl Jung
Carl Jung on the “Psyche”
I have been compelled, in my investigations into the structure of the unconscious, to make a conceptual distinction between soul and psyche. By psyche, I understand the totality of all psychic processes, conscious as well as unconscious. By soul, on the other hand, I understand a clearly demarcated functional complex that can best be described as a “personality”. (Jung, 1971: Def. 48 par. 797)

[The translation of the German word Seele presents almost insuperable difficulties on account of the lack of a single English equivalent and because it combines the two words “psyche” and “soul” in a way not altogether familiar to the English reader. For this reason some comment by the Editors will not be out of place.]

[In previous translations, and in this one as well, psyche– for which Jung in the German original uses either Psyche or Seele– has been used with reference to the totality of all psychic processes (cf. Jung, Psychological Types, Def. 48); i.e., it is a comprehensive term. Soul, on the other hand, as used in the technical terminology of analytical psychology, is more restricted in meaning and refers to a “function complex” or partial personality and never to the whole psyche. It is often applied specifically to “anima” and “animus”; e.g., in this connection it is used in the composite word “soul-image” (Seelenbild). This conception of the soul is more primitive than the Christian one with which the reader is likely to be more familiar. In its Christian context it refers to “the transcendental energy in man” and “the spiritual part of man considered in its moral aspect or in relation to God.”

Stan Grof on Collective Unconscious

What is Depth Psychology? Craig Chalquist, PhD
Collect Books Info and links from here

charco second mind hypnosis



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