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Monthly Archives : July 7, 2013

The Twistedness of Soul

archetypal / July 7, 2013 / 4 Comments

Night Flight, by Daniel Valcarce, 1998 One characteristic of psychological truth…it follows the way of the psychological mind, that twisting which allows the soul to make its fantasy images. Psychological truth is therefore a twisted truth, what the Renaissance called twofold truth. Psychological beauty is twisted beauty, where, as Plotinus and the Art of Memory recognized, the ugly has more immediate and memorable effect on the soul than does the harmonious (James Hillman, Back to Beyond On Cosmology). Think about what convention views as “straight.” Experiences which display and build soul always deviate from conventional straightness. Soul, by nature is a bit twisted. This is why the soul loves mazes, …..

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A Way For Thinking

archetypal / July 4, 2013 / No Comments

Inner Voices, by James Tissot Jesus said to them, “When you make the two one, and when you make the inside like the outside and the outside like the inside, and the above like the below, and when you make the male and the female one and the same, so that the male not be male nor the female female; and when you fashion eyes in the place of an eye, and a hand in place of a hand, and a foot in place of a foot, and a likeness in place of a likeness; then will you enter the kingdom (Gospel of Thomas, 22). I was watching something a …..

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