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This time, Carl Jung’s enormous, beautiful, incredible Red Book, his experiment with the unconscious, with the occult, with the collective unconscious and with active imagination.
This is one of the most important books in the history of psychology, yet prior to 2009 had been seen by only about two dozen people.
And it’s beautiful.
“The years… when I pursued the inner images, were the most important time of my life. Everything else is to be derived from this. It began at that time, and the later details hardly matter anymore. My entire life consisted in elaborating what had burst forth from the unconscious and flooded me like an enigmatic stream and threatened to break me. That was the stuff and material for more than only one life. Everything later was merely the outer classification, scientific elaboration, and the integration into life. But the numinous beginning, which contained everything, was then”
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