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How Reading Transforms Us

Posted: March 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

Most writing seeks to influence you to think or feel how the author wants you to think or feel. The article you are reading now is no exception. We want you to think about certain things in a certain way.

But there’s another kind of influence, not typically associated with writing, that works in a different fashion. Here, you don’t try to make people think or feel in any particular way. Instead, you try to get them to be themselves.

 

Source: www.nytimes.com

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The Power of Not Knowing

Posted: March 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

When was the last time you said “I don’t know” in a business or organizational context, with the idea that your honesty would actually get you somewhere?

 

 

 

 

 

Source: medium.com

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The existence of the shaman illustrates that insanity and sanity or the irrational and the rational are very closely linked.

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What happened to our innocent “wide open” connection with the natural world — that unedited desire to plunge into the falls? Many people are beginning to ask this question, and the answers, that some are arriving at, point to an exciting new understanding of psychological healing. The psychological pain experienced by many may be due to a perceived, and profoundly felt, alienation from the natural world. If so, healing may come about from a reunion of psyche and nature.

 

In 1992 two books came out that began to unsettle the community of modern psychotherapy practitioners and their clients: James Hillman and Michael Ventura’s We’ve Had 100 Years of Psychotherapy and the World’s Getting Worse and Theodore Roszak’s The Voice of the Earth. Both of these books called into question the modern practice of psychotherapy in the face of the continued decline of the natural world. Both authors assert that the suffering an individual experiences is linked to more than their personal story, it is connected to the suffering of the earth and the nurturing systems that sustain us. This extends the realm of human experience to include the world around us and brings the possibilities for… (click title for more)

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“Comparing two very different genres of writing, Richard Nelson’s nature writing about his experiences among the Koyukon tribe in northern Alaska and Carl Jung’s work on the primitive psyche, this article highlights the need for modern, Western people to recover an indigenous relationship with the natural world. Jung declares that one of the biggest tragedies of Western civilization is the loss of the numinous that has resulted in the dehumanizing of the natural world.”

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James Hillman died two years ago today. As a culture, we have yet to appreciate the depth and range of his thought, but without any doubt, that will come. I’m going to post a brief interview with him that I just discovered.

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