Female Archetype of Sabina Spielrein – queen or wise women?
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / History / Science

Female Archetype of Sabina Spielrein – queen or wise women?


This essay is about Sabina Spielrein (1885-1942), female archetype of the Queen (in exile), or Russian Jewish Wise Woman connected with the two leading pioneers of the first hour – C. G. Jung and Sigmund Freud. I like to make the case, that she could have completed a triad in the theoretical development of psychoanalysis … Continue reading

Personality models and Meta-Data – the Big Five (Eyes) and MBTI
C.G.Jung / General

Personality models and Meta-Data – the Big Five (Eyes) and MBTI


This is a short snippet, not an analysis but a warning to watch your friendly data collector near to you and your friendly government’s use of phobias. A paper published in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction shows that collected  communication and  social network trails, may turn … Continue reading

From language games to mysticism – Allan Watts and Wittgenstein’s Tractatus
C.G.Jung / East / Philosophy / West

From language games to mysticism – Allan Watts and Wittgenstein’s Tractatus


This article explores Wittgenstein’s Tractatus as a mystical, metaphysical insight in the light of Eastern philosophy, Catholic mysticism and C. G Jung. Please be gentle and read this as an (intuitive) essay not as a scholarly article. There are methodological implications of Wittgenstein’s doctrine of silence for transcendental philosophy, Zen Buddhism, psychoanalysis and metaphysics. Or there is a line from Lao-Tse to Wittgenstein, connected … Continue reading

C.G. Jung, Kepler and Pauli – The Synchronicity Triangle
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Dreams / History / Science

C.G. Jung, Kepler and Pauli – The Synchronicity Triangle


 The psychoanalytic C.G.Jung and the famous astronomer Kepler were both intuitive thinkers and empiric scientists with strong mystic tendencies. Pauli was a famous particle physicist, who collaborated with C.G. Jung on the concept synchronicity. When I studied Kepler’s work, I found a similarity of C.G. Jung’s and Kepler’s view on astrology and to my surprise, … Continue reading

Male and female archetypes in Wong Kar Wai Films – Draft
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Literature & Art

Male and female archetypes in Wong Kar Wai Films – Draft


For the uninitiated, Wong’s films seem pointless and confusing, which is reinforced by the director’s trademark cinematic indulgences, laggard pacing and minimalist plotting. However, upon closer inspection, it is easy to become intrigued by the rampant symbolism, the metaphor-laden dialogue, and the philosophical and psychological underpinnings of his films. Maybe its a problem of “if … Continue reading