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Into the Mystic: The Great Epistemological Divide

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Upon reflection then, looking at the broader historical-cultural intellectual landscape in terms of how our worldview has evolved, at least in the West, since the advent of civilization in the 1st millennium BCE up until the modern era, the…

Modern Psychology: Freudian and Jungian Perspectives

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It must be understood that Psychology as a discipline, at least how we think of it today, did exist in antiquity.  There were fairly well thought systems of belief however that framed Psychology, the study of the Soul, within the context…

The Beginning: Charlie and the Dream

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He was on this monstrous bridge.  It didn’t connect one place to another place though, as bridges normally do.  It just existed in space.  In this magnificent, neverending sky.  A sky that surrounds the bridge.  A sky that surrounded…

The Great Transformation

Ego is an interesting thing An artifact of the mind Created by Freud At the beginning of the 20th century To describe one of the tripartite aspects Of the mental sheath of man Which governs and drives our behavior And yet there have been many…

Kali’s Child: A Case Study in the Limits of Freudian Psychoanalysis

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As reluctant as I am to offer off an opinion on a debate that has been bantered about by scholars much more learned and experienced than I in comparative religion and scholars familiar with the source texts in Bengali, most notably the Kathamrita…

Mapping the Mind: Freud vs. Jung

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A Brief History of Psychology: The Study of the Soul It must be understood that psychology as a discipline, at least how we think of it today, did exist in antiquity.  There were fairly well thought systems of belief however that framed psychology,…

Meditation and the Mind: The Sharpest Tool in the Shed

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This review of the Cosmology of the ancients, their similarities and differences, their relationship to power and authority, were all intellectually interesting and of course relevant for that thesis that Charlie had to produce, but not so…