Carl Jung

Carl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of MatterCarl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of MatterCarl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of MatterCarl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of Matter
Philosophy of Psychoanalysis / Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)
Discussion of Metaphysics / Philosophy of Famous Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self / Synchronicity. Carl Jung Pictures, Quotes / Quotations

The contradiction, the paradoxical evaluation of humanity by man himself is in truth a matter for wonder ... in other words ...'man is an enigma'. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

What will the future bring? From time immemorial this question has occupied men's minds, though not always to the same degree. Historically, it is chiefly in times of physical, political, economic, and spiritual distress that men's eyes turn with anxious hope to the future, and when anticipations, utopias, and apocalyptic visions multiply. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)


Introduction - Carl Jung Undiscovered Self Quotes - Carl Jung Quotations - Links / Carl Jung - Top of Page

Introduction / Introductory Quotes

How we behave as individuals in regard to our inner world is just as important and may even be more important than how we behave in regard to our outer world. Jung's psychological theory is based upon the primary assumption that the human mind has both a conscious or outer realm and an unconscious or inner realm. Because we tend to live and function in our conscious world, it is here that we try to resolve our individual and societal problems using the same behaviour patterns over and over until they no longer fit the situation. Because of this, Jung believes that the resolution to conscious problems lies in the unconscious realm and as long as humans deny the contents of the unconscious they are also denying a fundamental part of themselves and society. (http://www.academon.com/lib/paper/1061.html)

If I accept the fact that a god is absolute and beyond all human experiences, he leaves me cold. I do not affect him, nor does he affect me. But if I know that a god is a powerful impulse in my soul, at once I must concern myself with him, for then he can become important… like everything belonging to the sphere of reality. (Carl Jung, Psyche and Symbol, 1958)

Carl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of MatterPhilosophy / Metaphysics of Carl Jung

Our conscious mind is limited to the sequential flow of words and their corresponding ideas which arise from our subconscious. Our subconscious mind being formed from knowledge and experiences gathered over our lifetime (and possibly from the lives of our ancestors where knowledge is stored in genetic structures). Thus if we are to have harmony between our conscious and sub-conscious minds and the external world we experience, we must unite these apparently separate things. To do to this at a fundamental level requires understanding what matter is and thus what we are (as humans) and how we are necessarily connected to all other matter in the universe.

Below you will find some interesting (and wise) quotes from Carl Jung. Though I have not yet written them up, I am sure their meaning is self evident when considered from this new foundation. ( I read Carl Jung's 'The Undiscovered Self' several years ago and have subsequently lost my book with all my notes and relevant passages to quote. So for now, this page is a collection of Carl Jung quotes from other sources.)

Geoff Haselhurst, Email



Introduction - Carl Jung Undiscovered Self Quotes - Carl Jung Quotations - Links / Carl Jung - Top of Page

Carl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of Matter Carl Jung Undiscovered Self (1957) Quotes

The seat of faith...is not consciousness but spontaneous religious experience, which brings the individual's faith into immediate relation with God. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Here we must ask: Have I any religious experience and immediate relation to God, and hence that certainty which will keep me, as an individual, from dissolving in the crowd? (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

To this question there is a positive answer only when the individual is willing to fulfil the demands of rigorous self-examination and self-knowledge. If he follows through his intention, he will not only discover some important truths about himself, but will also have gained a psychological advantage: he will have succeeded in deeming himself worthy of serious attention and sympathetic interest. He will have set his hand, as it were, to a declaration, of his own human dignity and taken the first step towards the foundations of his consciousness -- that is, towards the unconscious, the only accessible source of religious experience. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

This is certainly not to say that what we call the unconscious is identical with God or is set up in his place. It is the medium from which the religious experience seems to flow. As to what the further cause of such an experience may be, the answer to this lies beyond the range of human knowledge. Knowledge of God is a transcendental problem. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

The religious person enjoys a great advantage when it comes to answering the crucial question that hangs over our time like a threat: he has a clear idea of the way his subjective existence is grounded in his relation to "God". I put the word "God" in quotes in order to indicate that we are dealing with an anthropomorphic idea whose dynamism and symbolism are filtered through the medium of the unconscious psyche. Anyone who wants to can at least draw near to the source of such experiences, no matter whether he believes in God or not. Without this approach it is only in rare cases that we witness those miraculous conversions of which Paul's Damascus experience is the prototype. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

That religious experiences exist no longer needs proof. But it will always remain doubtful whether what metaphysics and theology call God and the gods is the real ground of these experiences. The question is idle, actually, and answers itself by reason of the subjectively overwhelming numinosity of the experience. Anyone who has had it is seized by it and therefore not in a position to indulge in fruitless metaphysical or epistemological speculations. Absolute certainty brings its own evidence and has no need of anthropomorphic proofs. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Instincts...are highly conservative and of extreme antiquity as regards both their dynamism and their form. Their forms, when represented to the mind, appears as an image which expresses the nature of the instinctive impulse visually and concretely, like a picture ... (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Instinct is anything but a blind and indefinite impulse, since it proves to be attuned and adapted to a definite external situation. This latter circumstance gives it its specific and irreducible form. Just as instinct is original and hereditary, so too, its form is age-old, that is to say, archetypal. It is even older and more conservative than the body's form. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

These biological considerations naturally apply also to Homo sapiens, who still remains within the framework of general biology despite the possession of consciousness, will, and reason. The fact that our conscious activity is rooted in instinct and derives from it its dynamism, as well as the basic features of its ideational forms, has the same significance for human psychology as for all other members of the animal kingdom. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Human knowledge consists essentially in the constant adaptation of the primordial pattern of ideas that were given us 'a priori'. These need certain modifications, because, in their original form, they are suited to an archaic mode of life, but not to the demands of a specifically differentiated (modern) environment. If the flow of instinctive dynamism into our life is to be maintained, as is absolutely necessary for our existence, then it is imperative that we remold these archetypal forms into ideas which are adequate to the challenge of the present .... (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Nothing estranges man more from the ground plan of his instincts than his learning capacity, which turns out to be a genuine drive toward progressive transformations of human modes of behaviour. It, more than anything else, is responsible for the altered conditions of our existence and the need for new adaptations which civilization brings. It is also the source of numerous psychic disturbances and difficulties occasioned by man's progressive alienation from his instinctual foundation, i.e., by his uprootedness and identification with his conscious knowledge of himself, by his concern with consciousness at the expense of the unconscious. The result is that modern man can know himself only in so far as he can become conscious of himself .... (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

This task is so exacting and its fulfillment so advantageous, that he forgets himself in the process, losing sight of his instinctual nature and putting his own conception of himself in place of his real being. In this way he slips imperceptibly into a purely conceptual world where the products of his conscious activity progressively replace reality. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Separation from his instinctual nature inevitably plunges civilized man into the conflict between conscious and unconscious, spirit and nature, knowledge and faith ... In contrast to the subjectivism of the conscious mind, the unconscious is objective, manifesting itself mainly in the form of contrary feelings, fantasies, emotions, impulses and dreams, none of which one makes oneself, but which come upon one objectively ... The religious person, so far as one can judge, stands directly under the influence of the reaction from the unconscious. (Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self)

Carl G. Jung The Undiscovered Self, by Mentor Books with Little, Brown & Company, and Atlantic Monthly Press; 1957, 1958.

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/3976/Jung.html


Introduction - Carl Jung Undiscovered Self Quotes - Carl Jung Quotations - Links / Carl Jung - Top of Page

Carl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of Matter Carl Jung Quotations

The artist is not a person endowed with free will who seeks his own ends, but one who allows art to realize its purposes through him. As a human being he may have moods and a will and personal aims, but as an artist he is 'man' in a higher sense - he is 'collective man,' a vehicle and moulder of the unconscious psychic life of mankind. (Carl Jung, Psychology and Literature, 1930)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/cjung.htm

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. (Carl Jung)

Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble. (Carl Jung)

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. (Carl Jung)

The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. (Carl Jung)

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent. (Carl Jung)

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
(Carl Jung)

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
(Carl Jung)

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. (Carl Jung)

We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. (Carl Jung)

http://www.quotationspage.com/search.php3?Author=Carl+Jung&file=all2

That the gods of Buddhist iconography and their symbols and functions do not belong in the realm of metaphysics, but to that of psychology, has been correctly pointed out by C.G. Jung in his Commentary on the Secret of the Golden Flower. Carl Jung speaking of the great Eastern philosophers:
'I suspect them of being symbolical psychologists, to whom no greater wrong could be done than to take them literally. If it were really metaphysics that they mean, it would be useless to try to understand them. But if it is psychology, we can not only understand them, but we can greatly profit greatly by them, for then the so-called ‘metaphysical’ comes within the range of experience. If I accept the fact that a god is absolute and beyond all human experiences, he leaves me cold. I do not affect him, nor does he affect me. But if I know that a god is a powerful impulse in my soul, at once I must concern myself with him, for then he can become important… like everything belonging to the sphere of reality.' (Jung, Psyche and Symbol, 1958)


Introduction - Carl Jung Undiscovered Self Quotes - Carl Jung Quotations - Links / Carl Jung - Top of Page

Carl Jung: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed by Wave Structure of Matter Carl Jung Links

Metaphysics: Problem of One and the Many - Brief History of Metaphysics and Solutions to the Fundamental Problems of Uniting the; One and the Many, Infinite and the Finite, Eternal and the Temporal, Absolute and Relative, Continuous and Discrete, Simple and Complex, Matter and Universe.
Metaphysics: Philosophy - Uniting Metaphysics and Philosophy by Solving Hume's Problem of Causation, Kant's Critical Idealism, Popper's Problem of Induction, Kuhn's Paradigm.
Philosophy: Mind - Mind Puzzles: The Connection between Mind, Body & the Cosmos. How our Mind Senses the Motion of Matter in Space.
Freud, Sigmund - Discussion of the Famous Psychologist Freud's 'Society and its Discontents' on our Conflicts between Cultural and Biological Evolution.

http://www.friesian.com/jung.htm - Great essay on C.G. Jung being influenced by Kant and his praise for Arthur Schopenhauer, the first philosopher he had read, who had the courage to see that all was not for the best in the fundaments of the universe. (Jung)
http://www.cgjungpage.org/ - The Jung Page was founded in 1995 to encourage new psychological ideas and conversations about what it means to be human in our time and place. Eternal truth needs a human language that alters with the spirit of the times (Jung)
http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/jung.html - Essay on Jung's personality theory by Dr. C. George Boeree.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/cjung.htm - Clear overview of Carl Jung's Life and Interests.





- Send a very cool philosophy / wisdom postcard - RSS Feed (XML  1.0 / RSS 2.0)RSS


Facebook Connect
Connect in an Inter-Connected Universe!

Connect with Geoff Haselhurst at Facebook - Add as Friend

 


"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
(George Orwell)



"Hell is Truth Seen Too Late."
(Thomas Hobbes)






Help Humanity

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
(Mohandas Gandhi)

Albert Einstein"When forced to summarize the general theory of relativity in one sentence: Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter. ... Physical objects are not in space, but these objects are spatially extended. In this way the concept 'empty space' loses its meaning. ... The particle can only appear as a limited region in space in which the field strength or the energy density are particularly high. ...
The free, unhampered exchange of ideas and scientific conclusions is necessary for the sound development of science, as it is in all spheres of cultural life. ... We must not conceal from ourselves that no improvement in the present depressing situation is possible without a severe struggle; for the handful of those who are really determined to do something is minute in comparison with the mass of the lukewarm and the misguided. ...
Humanity is going to need a substantially new way of thinking if it is to survive!" (Albert Einstein)


Biography: Geoffrey Haselhurst, Philosopher of Science, Theoretical Physics, Metaphysics, Evolution. Our world is in great trouble due to human behaviour founded on myths and customs that are causing the destruction of Nature and climate change. We can now deduce the most simple science theory of reality - the wave structure of matter in space. By understanding how we and everything around us are interconnected in Space we can then deduce solutions to the fundamental problems of human knowledge in physics, philosophy, metaphysics, theology, education, health, evolution and ecology, politics and society.

This is the profound new way of thinking that Einstein realised, that we exist as spatially extended structures of the universe - the discrete and separate body an illusion. This simply confirms the intuitions of the ancient philosophers and mystics.

Given the current censorship in physics / philosophy of science journals (based on the standard model of particle physics / big bang cosmology) the internet is the best hope for getting new knowledge known to the world. But that depends on you, the people who care about science and society, realise the importance of truth and reality.

It is easy to help - just click on the social network sites (below) or grab a nice image / quote you like and add it to your favourite blog, wiki or forum. We are listed as one of the top philosophy sites on the Internet (600,000 page views / week) and have a wonderful collection of knowledge from the greatest minds in human history, so people will appreciate your contributions. Thanks! Geoff Haselhurst - Karene Howie - Email



Connect with Geoffrey
Support simple sensible science that works

YouTube       MySpace       Facebook       Twitter



"All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good people to do nothing."
(Edmund Burke)






The Philosophy Shop
'The Gift of Truth Excels all Other Gifts.' (Buddha)

One of the top ten shops at Cafepress for the past two years (out of 3 million shops!).
A brilliant collection of portraits and quotes from 500 of the greatest minds in human history.

The Philosophy Shop has two portraits and quotes from Carl Jung.

Carl Jung Psychology vs Astrology
Carl Jung Psychology vs Astrology
'We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, ...have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.'
Imagination and Fantasy: Jungian Psychology
Imagination and Fantasy: Jungian Psychology
'All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.'
Large Posters - Small Posters - Mini Poster Prints - Framed Poster Panel Prints - 2010 Wall Calendars - Journals / Diaries - Postcards - Greeting Cards - Mousepads - Bumper Stickers - Coffee Cups, Mugs & Beer Steins - Wall / Time Clocks - Buttons / Badges - Fridge Magnets - Jewelry Box & Drink Coasters
'At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.' (Aristotle)
Ancient Greek Philosophy
'Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; it is appeased by love. This is an eternal Law.' (Buddha)
Chinese Indian Metaphysics
'I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.' (Spinoza)
Western Philosophy
'The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.' (Bertrand Russell)
20th Century Philosophers
'The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists'. (Erwin Schrodinger)
Physics Prints Science Quotes
'The laws of Nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.' (Euclid)
Mathematics Mathematicians
'I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.' (Marie Curie)
Scientists Inventors
'Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.' (Seneca the Younger)
God Religion Morality Ethics
'If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.' (Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR))
Famous Leaders President Politic
'Since philosophy is the art which teaches us how to live, and since children need to learn it as much as we do at other ages, why do we not instruct them in it?' (Michel de Montaigne on Philosophy of Education)
Education Educational
'The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.' (Herbert Spencer)
Evolution Life Nature Ecology
'The Truth is far more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction.' (Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi)
Motivational Inspirational
'No one was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher. For poetry is the blossom and the fragrancy of all human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions, emotions, language.' (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
Metaphysical Poets & Poetry
'In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.' (George Orwell)
Literature Books Authors Quotes
'Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.' (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Musicians Composers
'No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.' (Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women)
Women Feminism Art
'Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.' (Francisco de Goya)
Renaissance Fine Art Prints
'QUESTION: What do you get when you cross the Godfather with a philosopher? ANSWER: An offer you can't understand.'
Satire Humor Funny Jokes

Unique Custom Printed Tees - Men's Women's White T-Shirts - Men's Women's Black T-Shirts - Longsleeve T Shirts Hooded Sweatshirts - Women's Longsleeve Clothing - Tight Sexy Ladies Clothes - Men's & Women's Boxer Shorts / Boxers - Women's Intimates Erotic Thongs - Tote & Messenger Bags - Children / Infant / Kids Clothes - Kitchen Chef BBQ Cooking Aprons - Baseball Caps & Trucker Hats - Dog Coats



Copyright 1997 - 2012
We support 'Fair Use' of these pages for Academic & Non Commercial use.
You are welcome to use images and text, but please reference them with a link to relevant web page on this site. Thanks!

Creative Commons License


Facebook ConnectFacebook Connect
 
Follow Geoff Haselhurst @philosophytruth on Twitter.Follow
@philosophytruth
Share this Page - Help Humanity - Support simple sensible Science that works.Share The Philosophy ShopPhilosophy
Shop
Send Free Postcards / Greeting Cards.Free
Postcards
RSS Feed (XML  1.0 / RSS 2.0)RSS