Jason Louv of Ultraculture teases out the Occult, Jungian undertones from Brooke Candy’s “epic piece of corporate artifice,” ‘Opulence.’
As Teeming Brain blogger Matt Cardin brilliantly, eloquently and rather optimistically illuminates, several British Ufologist leaders have informed the mainstream media that primarily immaterial 'paranormal' occurrences are simply too much for objective scientific thinkers to handle. I offer a more pessimistic, and probably less brilliant, view.
Consciousness is a continuous process of unfolding, punctuated by
dislocations and reunions; the Osiris myth marks many of the key points in this
evolution. Indeed, it is a priceless alchemical myth of existence given to us
by nature and sculpted by humankind.
To deny or distrust our own perceptions is to reject our authority as author of our own experience. It takes courage to stand for our experience when our perceptions are not validated by others. In not disassociating from our experience, we are on our way to becoming autonomous individuals.
Life is a dream you won't remember upon awakening, and myth is that dream retold. We transmit our living mythologies to each other through our art, but equally so through our impact upon one another in our day-to-day lives.
Sara Corbett’s piece about how Carl Jung’s last unpublished
book finally found its way to publication was featured in the NYT Magazine this