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The Earth has a Soul by Meredith Sabini: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life

The Earth has a Soul by Meredith Sabini: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life | Jungian & depth psychology | Scoop.it

You may not associate such bold, earthy sentiments with Swiss psychiatrist C.G. Jung, but he was, in fact, deeply concerned over the loss of connection with nature. He considered natural life to be the “nourishing soil of the soul.” Who has time for a natural life these days? What would it look like if we did? Those of us destined to live through this turbulent period of history, the declining phase of Western civilization, could perhaps use a wise elder who stands slightly outside the modern world yet knows it well enough to offer guidance.
Jung shows the knowledge of an historian who understands how the dissociation from nature came about; he reaches out with the empathy of a healer who shares our plight; and he advises with the common sense of a country doctor how to...


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The Earth has a Soul by Meredith Sabini: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life

The Earth has a Soul by Meredith Sabini: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life | Jungian & depth psychology | Scoop.it

You may not associate such bold, earthy sentiments with Swiss psychiatrist C.G. Jung, but he was, in fact, deeply concerned over the loss of connection with nature. He considered natural life to be the “nourishing soil of the soul.” Who has time for a natural life these days? What would it look like if we did? Those of us destined to live through this turbulent period of history, the declining phase of Western civilization, could perhaps use a wise elder who stands slightly outside the modern world yet knows it well enough to offer guidance.
Jung shows the knowledge of an historian who understands how the dissociation from nature came about; he reaches out with the empathy of a healer who shares our plight; and he advises with the common sense of a country doctor how to...


Via Bonnie Bright
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