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 […]

Philosophy of Organism—with John Dotson

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

In the philosophy of organism, Alfred North Whitehead finds that reality consists of vibratory events of self-realization, processes growing out of processes in societies of societies. Each nexus of the cosmo-organic process brings together the World of Facts and the World of Values. Actual occasions arise from the primordial nature of God in all things […]

The Earth Has a Soul: Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern LifeThe 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?”

Schedule change! “The Language Problem: part 2” — with Lisa Maroski

In part 1, we talked about some basics of what I'm calling "the language problem" so tonight we will get further into the weeds. I will introduce some ideas that could help us deal with some of the problems we took up last time. These will introduce us to some of the ideas I propose […]

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?”