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Day: July 7, 2013

The Twistedness of Soul

The Twistedness of Soul

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…

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