Carl Jung, a disciple of Sigmund Freud, is revered by psychologists as having founded modern depth psychology. Albeit Jung’s astounding writing regarding psychology, his work was mostly inspired by Esotericism and the religion and teachings of the ancient Gnostics. This article will elucidate the symbolism of Carl Jung’s ‘Synchronicity and the Paranormal’ wherein Jung’s writing regarding the ‘psyche’ and ‘daemons’ is taken into an analytical approach, analyzing the hidden meaning of Jung’s work on psychology and the paranormal.
This sounds more like a philosophy question than an arts analysis question, but could work if applied to a specific piece or set of pieces. – Stephanie M.4 years ago
An interesting take on this topic could be in relation to the different perceptions of reality present in a particular style of literature or film as many of them have tackled this topic. – SaraiMW4 years ago
Take a look at this NPR article that discusses some of these ideas and consider adding the specific films to your topic? Pertinent information starting around ~40 mins. Do the memories we have need to be real for us to take them seriously? How does memory shape our worldview? http://www.wnyc.org/story/on-the-media-2017-10-06/ – derBruderspielt4 years ago
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