Archive | Consciousness & Duality

The Purpose of Human Life

– Dr. Jaime G. Corvalan, MD, FACS Transcendent energy consciousness is what gives form and function to everything. This consciousness is in everything in our world of duality, because consciousness is what informs all things. For instance, a flower is the way it is because transcendent energy consciousness give it its form; everything, from bees […]

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Aligning Soul and Ego

Individuation is the process of integrating the psyche – of becoming one’s true self. • Symbolism of Alchemy – The Psychological Symbolism of the Conunctio in Alchemy • Wholeness and Gnosticism – Self-Knowledge as Knowledge of the Divine, Gnostic Gospels, the Necessity of the Union of the Self • What is Individuation? – Jung’s Process […]

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Symbolism & Archetypes

Symbolism is the language of the soul, and archetypes are symbols of immense power. • The Soul, Body and Spirit – Subtle Matter, Aligning Soul and Body • Concretizing the Symbolic – Symbols point to the Transcendent, Dangers of Taking Symbols Literally • Rituals, Symbols, Sacraments – The Manifest to the Transcendent • Jungian Archetypes […]

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What is Consciousness?

Consciousness is a feature and function of time and space, it is how we know duality. • What is Duality? – The Dual Nature of Reality • What is Consciousness? – Definition, Spectrum of Consciousness, Duality Consciousness, Understanding Time and Space • Soul, Body and Mind – The Meaning of Soul, the Connection of Soul […]

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Our Lost Feelings

With our feelings and emotions we experience ourselves in this world. They are the driving force, the power, and the spark of our life. Without feelings and emotions we would be like robots or automatons, computers operating a body without awareness or consciousness.

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Violence of the Collective Shadow

Projecting the Shadow One of the most dangerous aspects of human society is the rampant tendency to project one’s own shadow onto “the other,” onto other states, cultures, individuals, groups or societies, rendering onto them all of the worst, most vile characteristics that lie hidden in one’s own shadow. While this certainly happens at an […]

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What is Consciousness?

Edward Edinger, in his seminal work, The Creation of Consciousness: Jung’s Myth for Modern Man, notes that Dr. Jung felt that “the experience of consciousness is made up of two factors, “knowing” and “withness,” i.e., knowing in the presence of an “other,” in a setting of twoness.” Essentially, Jung is saying that consciousness emerges from […]

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Knowing the Shadow

Our Persona is how we wish to be seen by the world, the so-called psychological clothes we adopt that mediate between our true selves and what we show to the world. That part of us that we fail to see or know, that which hasn’t entered into our consciousness adequately, is called the Shadow, a […]

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Dr. Carl Jung

“By consciousness I understand the relation of psychic contents to the ego, in so far as this relation is perceived as such by the ego. Relations to the go that are not perceived as such are unconscious. Consciousness is the function or activity which maintains the relation of psychic contents to the ego. Consciousness is […]

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Kant and the Theory of Forms

Kant understood that true forms exist a priori to (before) our experience; this was an idea derived from Plato’s Theory of Forms. The images of these forms are always and ever-present in our minds; we know with apodictic certainty that space in one place will follow the same rules and forms in another, no matter […]

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