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Synchronicity has ratings and reviews. J.G. Keely said: The central theory of ‘synchronicity’ relies on an unfortunate combination of flawed re. Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately expla. SYNCHRONICITY, An Acausal Connecting Principle – Jung – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.

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Jung invented the association word test and contributed the word complex to psychology, and first described the “introvert” and “extrovert” types. Apr 16, Lepadah rated it it was amazing.

We might think of great successes like Kepler or Newton, who changed our conception of the world with radical notions–but both men also had passionate ideas which they worked on their whole lives, and which turned out to be baseless–for Kepler, the notion that the orbits of the planets were based on the platonic solids, and for Newton the study of alchemy.

There is nothing to warrant either assumption. When Rhine began to speak about the ‘remarkable findings’ in his research, he gained interest and his papers conencting widely read. I shall come synchronkcity to this peculiar distribution with the help of a special graph Fig.

The first is when the sun in the man’s [horoscope], and the sun or moon in the woman’s, or the moon in both, are in their respective places in a trine or sextile aspect.

You take three matchboxes, put 1, black ants in the first, 10, in the second and 50 in the third, together with one white ant in each, shut the boxes, and bore a hole in each of them, small enough to allow only one ant to crawl through at a time. Inasmuch as chance maxima and minima occur, they are facts whose nature I set out to explore.

I was thus in the position of a subject who is at first enthusiastic, but afterwards cools off, by 14 Cf. Therefore it cannot be a question of cause and effect, but of a falling together in time, a kind of simultaneity. We must give up at the outset all explanations in terms of energy, connscting amounts to saying that events of this kind cannot be considered from the point of view of causality, for causality presupposes the existence of space and time in so far as all observations are ultimately based upon bodies in motion.


No belief in astrology is needed to carry out such an investigation, only the birth-dates, acaysal astronomical almanac, and a table of logarithms for working out the horoscope. We are programmed to see ourselves everywhere–we see a face in the light socket, we yell at the car for breaking acausql, we apply complex psychological motivations synchronkcity our principlle.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat The first subject was a woman patient who, at the time of the experiment, found herself in a state of intense emotional excitement. Such contents are very often of an inferior or primitive nature and thus betray their archetypal origin.

Apr 16, Nicholas rated it it was ok. Whereas Einstein unified space and time, commonly thought of as separate factors, into the composite of space-time, Sting thought a similar meta-concept was needed to articulate the essential unity of causality and synchronicity, the xn connective principles. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the term “synchronicity” in a lecture, in reference to the unusual psychological insights generated from consulting the I Ching.

A Reader’s Edition Philemon. Kelley Ross – manuscript. When, for instance, the vision arose in Swedenborg’s mind of a fire in Stockholm, there was a real fire raging there at the same time, without there being any demonstrable or even ssynchronicity connection between the two.

Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle by C.G. Jung

Mentions of Synesius and Paracelsus, among synchroincity other great Knowers. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He became one of the most famous of modern psychologists and psychiatrists. It is true that the flock of birds occasioned a vague fear, but that can be explained causally.

Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle

Because the statistical method shows only the average aspects, it creates an artificial and predominantly conceptual picture of reality. Why obsess over a world of false fantasies when there is a world of real, living, breathing miracles out there waiting for you, cohnecting day?

Sure, each of those events could easily be attributed to chance or some psychological bias, but when the peculiarity and unlikeliness grows and the frequency often goes beyond reasonable count princple even per dayit is simply inexplicable in the more conventional materialistic causality terms.

These are as a rule complexes whose ultimate basis is the archetype, the “instinctual pattern. Jung’s writing is dense with references to other work, and it made it difficult to get very immersed in this.

The mistake became fixed as a paramnesia, so that whenever he told the dream he invariably said 4, instead of 40, Sign in to use this feature.


Quantum Physics, Philosophy, and the Image of God: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: These fluctuations also have an influence on “radio weather” by disturbing the ionosphere that reflects the radio waves. The ancient Egyptian Book of What Is in the Netherworld describes how the dead sun-god changes himself at the tenth station into Khepri, the scarab, and then, at the twelfth station, mounts the barge which carries the rejuvenated sun-god into the morning sky.

Harold Coward – – Philosophy East and West 46 4: Jun 30, Jess rated it liked it Shelves: He begins the book with the following statements: Die Dynamik des Unbewussten Zurich,which preserves the original version unchanged. The puzzling time-orientation of the palolo worm, for instance, whose tail-segments, loaded with sexual products, always appear on the surface of the sea the day before the last quarter of the moon in October and November36 might be mentioned in this connection.

The top seven and bottom six aspects both show a fairly strong dispersion, while the middle values tend to cluster round the ratio 1: I therefore turned my attention first of all to the intuitive technique for grasping the total situation which is so characteristic of China, namely the I Ching or Book of Changes.

The old film had been developed and had somehow got into circulation again among the new films. The first series of experiments consisted in each subject trying to guess the cards times.

One of the causes suggested is the acceleration of the earth owing to the gravitational pull of the moon at this time. Jung’s “Synchronicity” is an essay about those moments when everything just seems to come together. The so- called possibility of such events is of no importance whatever, for the criterion of what is possible in any age is derived from that age’s rationalistic assumptions.

The flock of birds has, as such, a traditional mantic significance.

Rhine’s experiments confront us with the fact that there are events which are related to one another experimentally, and in this case meaningfully, without there being any possibility of proving that this relation is a causal one, since the “transmission” exhibits none of the acauxal properties of energy.