On the psychology of terrorism

E.F. Edinger: On the psychology of terrorism Unpublished letter written in 1995. Terrorism is a manifestation of the psyche. It is time we recognized the psyche as an autonomous factor in world affairs. The psychological root of terrorism is a fanatical resentment – a...

Mysterium Musicus

“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order”          [Carl Gustav Jung] Growing popularity of techno music understandably creates a question what is about this “technoculture” – as it calls itself – so attractive that it fascinates people...

Transcendent Function

“Since life cannot tolerate a standstill, a damming up of vital energy results, and this would lead to an insupportable condition did not the tension of opposites produce a new, uniting function that transcends them. This function arises quite naturally from the...

Father Archetype

“The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good; and God...