Projection and Re-Collection in Jungian Psychology: Reflections of the Soul by Marie-Louise von Franz

What is projection? What happens when we become aware of our projections, individual and collective? We will dive into Chapter 4, “The Hypothesis of the Collective Unconscious,” perhaps the most exciting chapter so far. Von Franz both distills and elaborates the ancient and now unconventional idea—anima mundi, world soul—referring to Jung’s exposition of its mythological […]

Temporics/Number and Time— with John Dotson

February 29 is an oddity of calendar time. But are you among the many who for a variety of reasons have feelings that your sense of Time-In-Itself has become disjointed, difficult to keep in mind—or apocalyptic? Tonight, we will discuss multiple structures of time, using the term temporics introduced by Jean Gebser. Reference will also […]

Musing on History and Jung—with Bob Strayer, PhD

Carl Jung was, among many other things, an historian. His distinctive approach to the human past involved the application of concepts such as the collective unconscious, archetypal patterns, and individuation to particular events or processes including the spread of Christianity, the European Renaissance, and the World Wars. It is also interesting to ponder how Jung's […]

The Earth Has a Soul: Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life

Given our inescapable awareness that the environmental crisis on Earth is deepening, we continue to consult Jung for his insights concerning Anima Mundi, the soul of the world. As he writes: “Nature, psyche, and life appear to me like divinity unfolded—what more could I ask for?”

Projection and Re-Collection in Jungian Psychology: Reflections of the Soul by Marie-Louise von Franz

What is projection? What happens when we become aware of our projections, individual and collective? We will dive into Chapter 4, “The Hypothesis of the Collective Unconscious,” perhaps the most exciting chapter so far. Von Franz both distills and elaborates the ancient and now unconventional idea—anima mundi, world soul—referring to Jung’s exposition of its mythological […]

Visualizing Sound—with David Alexander

McGowan House Center 381 High St, Monterey, CA, United States

Tonight, we will have a demonstration of how different objects react to vibrations that we perceive as sound. Different techniques will be used for seeing these patterns and explaining the behavior of “standing waves.” Then we will expand the discussion to vibrations in general and how they apply to the quantum world of atoms.

The Earth Has a Soul: Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life

McGowan House Center 381 High St, Monterey, CA, United States

Given our inescapable awareness that the environmental crisis on Earth is deepening, we continue to consult Jung for his insights concerning Anima Mundi, the soul of the world. As he writes: “Nature, psyche, and life appear to me like divinity unfolded—what more could I ask for?”

The Mysticism of Jacob Boehme—with Ernest J. Rose

McGowan House Center 381 High St, Monterey, CA, United States

We will consider an introductory outline on visionary thinker Jacob Bohme, self-taught mystical philosopher who observed deeply into the mysteries of God and Creation via direct connection to source. These ideas encompassed topics such as the Nature, Fall, Creation, Rebirth, Freedom, and Sophia as the feminine aspect of God. The works of Boehme have been […]

Projection and Re-Collection in Jungian Psychology: Reflections of the Soul by Marie-Louise von Franz

McGowan House Center 381 High St, Monterey, CA, United States

What is projection? What happens when we become aware of our projections, individual and collective? We will dive into Chapter 4, “The Hypothesis of the Collective Unconscious,” perhaps the most exciting chapter so far. Von Franz both distills and elaborates the ancient and now unconventional idea—anima mundi, world soul—referring to Jung’s exposition of its mythological […]