Archetype of the vampire in todays culture of Narcissism
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Archetype of the vampire in todays culture of Narcissism


The vampire breaks the rules of the gods, society or nature, sometimes maliciously sometimes cunning or foolish or both.  This article wants to explore the connection between Narcissism, Vampires and contemporary politicians. We experience right now a difficult transition especially in Europe, led by an élite bred more than ever by an increasing culture of Narcissism  The psyche of world leaders, almost everybody in power (over us) can been interpreted narcissistic … Continue reading

Jungian Archetype of the wolf – gods and godnesses, warriors and mothers, demons and outlaws, evil and uebermensch
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Jungian Archetype of the wolf – gods and godnesses, warriors and mothers, demons and outlaws, evil and uebermensch


In a few weeks, there is Whitsun, and I will make one of my occasional trips to the monastery. The rock monastery St. George is a development center of the Benedictine  order in the Austrian Inn valley. From the monastery to the St. George mountain (Karwendel) on foot takes approximately one  hour. The religious exercise will be lead by a Benedictine monk, who happens … Continue reading

Jung’s Rebirth Archetypes and Transformation
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Fastenzeit / Movies

Jung’s Rebirth Archetypes and Transformation


A  fellow blogger, SymbolReader, pointed out the Ressurection archetype in the latest James Bond movie “Skyfall”. In my last article I presented transformation as key element in  Tolkiens Lord of the Rings. Both triggered a brief follow up about the Rebirth Renovatio aspect of C.G. Jung’s Transformation Archetype – written in the Easter Night. Jung enumerates … Continue reading

Wong Kar Wai’s 2o46 – Hongkong’s Age of Aquarius?
C.G.Jung / Movies

Wong Kar Wai’s 2o46 – Hongkong’s Age of Aquarius?


2046  while still a beautiful movie, at first sight it is a bit disappointing after all the others spellbinding  subtle storylines. 2046 doesn’t come near to it for me – some part of the story is even repetitive. Visually still top-notch as ever like Wong’s earlier works with his signatures throughout: quick cutting, slow motion, fast motion, freeze frames, black … Continue reading