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Day: July 20, 2012

Aurora, A Tragedy of Soul

Aurora, A Tragedy of Soul

Old Man Grieving, by Vincent Van Gogh When I think of Aurora, I always think of the Roman goddess of dawn. After today, that beautiful image will be forever marred in the Psyche. The same kind of thing occurred with the wonderful image of the Columbine (from Latin columba “dove”), that indescribably lovely flower that flourishes at higher altitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. After April 20, 1999, the image metamorphosed into two insane monsters with guns. Today, something occurred in…

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Psychological Ideas

Psychological Ideas

As a precursor to this article, it is suggested you read my articles, Ficino’s Idea of Soul and More on Ficino’s Idea of Soul. Just as a hammer “hammers” or a shovel “shovels,” a Soul “souls.” In other words, Psyche psychologizes. Soul is inextricably linked to its ideas, or its ideation. There is no separation between the action and the ideation of Soul. We have been conditioned to think that action and ideation are two distinct phenomena, but this is…

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