Lewis Lafontaine's Blog (9)

The classification of individuals [By Type] means nothing at all. ~Carl Jung

The classification of individuals [By Type] means nothing at all. It is only the instrumentality, or what I call "practical psychology," used to explain, for instance, the husband to a wife, or vice versa. ~Carl Jung, Evans Conversations, Page 23.

 

It is not the purpose of a psychological typology to classify human beings into categories—this in…

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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on March 31, 2017 at 9:48am — No Comments

Carl Jung: When Lao-tzu says: “All are clear, I alone am clouded,” he is expressing what I now feel in advanced old age.

When Lao-tzu says: “All are clear, I alone am clouded,” he is expressing what I now feel in advanced old age.

Lao-tzu is the example of a man with superior insight who has seen and experienced worth and worthlessness, and who at the end of his life desires to return into his own being, into the eternal unknowable meaning.

The archetype of…

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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on October 31, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Marie Louise Von Franz on meeting Carl Jung

VON FRANZ: I met him when I was eighteen. And I began in the year later in ’34: I began analysis with him.

We went out there to the tower, and out of the bushes suddenly–we were standing around, kind of, you know awkwardly, as one does, not knowing what was going to happen–and then out of the bushes came a man, and I was deeply impressed by him.

I thought he naturally, he was a Methuselah because when you are eighteen you ‘think a 58 year old is ready for the…

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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on October 31, 2014 at 2:05am — No Comments

I had to understand that I was unable to make the people see what I am after. I am practically alone. There are a few who understand this and that, but almost nobody sees the whole…. I have failed in…

I had to understand that I was unable to make the people see what I am after. I am practically alone.

There are a few who understand this and that, but almost nobody sees the whole….

I have failed in my foremost task: to open people’s eyes to the fact that man has a soul and there is a buried treasure in the field and that our religion…

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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on October 30, 2014 at 7:53am — 1 Comment

Philemon Foundation Forthcoming Publications

May I encourage you to visit the Philemon Foundation Facebook Page and to leave them a gentle message encouraging them to speed up the publications of their "Forthcoming" books related to Dr. Jung's work.



The valuable books include:

JUNG ON DE NERVAL 

JUNG NEUMMAN CORRESPONDENCE 

JUNG ADOLF KELLER CORRESPONDENCE 

JUNG AND THE INDOLOGISTS 

THE QUESTION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL…
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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on October 28, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments

Your Primal Form and Solar and Stellar Natures

Could any of the members of this Group expand  upon Dr. Jung's references to our "Primal Form," "Solar Nature," and Stellar Nature"?

Dr. Jung refers to our "Primal Nature" in relating a near death experience he had in Memories, Dreams, and Reflections.

This event is related within this link:  http://www.near-death.com/jung.html

Dr. Jung makes reference to a human's "Solar Nature" and…

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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on January 30, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

An Interview with Carl Jung in English Audio

Carl Gustav Jung interviewed by Kaarle Nordenstreng



Zürich‐Küsnacht, February 1961 



As a freelance journalist of the Finnish Broadcasting Company and a first‐year student of psychology at the University of Helsinki, I visited friends in Switzerland in February 1961, also hoping to get an interview with C.G. Jung. His secretary Aniela Jaffé first regretted that Prof.…
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Added by Lewis Lafontaine on December 17, 2011 at 3:40pm — No Comments

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