History of time III: From Solar to Lunar Year
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History of time III: From Solar to Lunar Year


As societies moved from from from per-historic to complex civilizations their calendar system adopted from nature and weather calendars to direct observation and lastly to calculated calendars (see here). In this transitions, the switch from lunar calendars to solar calendars (pure solar, lunar-solar or solar-lunar) was an important step seen in many cultures but most … Continue reading

History of Time Part II: Calendar basics
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History of Time Part II: Calendar basics


Calendar Basics About prehistoric calendar not much is known, and even the old calendar of literate cultures can often only  reconstructed incomplete. However, a comparison with various known types of calendars can historically classify calendars. This is a supplementary draft is an overview of the calender development in North Africa, Middle East (including Egypt and … Continue reading

History of Time I: The face of God from ancient cultures to the big bang.
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History of Time I: The face of God from ancient cultures to the big bang.


The history of time reflects culture – interconnecting temporal powers, religion and science. For millenniums priest were gatekeeper of time and calendar(s). Now scientists have taken over. Today we are able to contemplate beyond the creation of time, even beyond the big bang. I got the idea to this essay after I read a  book, … Continue reading

The Black Swan as Acausal Connecting Principle
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The Black Swan as Acausal Connecting Principle


Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s The Black Swan – highly improbable market events – meet C.G. Jung’s Synchronicity – An Acausal Connecting Principle. Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a mathematician who has made a fortune by betting on highly improbable market events.Carl Jung warned that if societies do not attend to their collective shadow, a world crisis can result. Our era is one of failing elites and broken social covenants is fraught with the dangers of unleashed economical, millitary and social chaos. We each can do our part to safeguard each other by unterstanding black swans. I want to apply C.G. Jung’s wisdom as intuitive thinker on Taleb’s book (The Black Swan) beneficial to analyze external events – and yes, I am afraid this has something to do with the financial crisis and current geopolitical risks. Continue reading

Number, Pattern and Kabbalah Symbols – from a Jungian view
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Number, Pattern and Kabbalah Symbols – from a Jungian view


Jung has been often (rightfully) seen of being a contemporary Gnostic. However, the interpretations which Jung places on Gnosticism and the texts which Jung refers to on alchemy, were often Kabbalistic, so much so that one would be more justified in calling the Jung of the Mysterium Coniunctionis  or Kabbalistic in contemporary disguise. One of the most serious and arguably criticisms against … Continue reading