Lewis Lafontaine replied to Lewis Lafontaine's discussion New RED BOOK from Amazon Books
"I agree with you entirely.  I emailed the Publisher [W.W. Norton] inquiring about it yesterday.  I also emailed Amazon but got a reply that I would need to call their Toll Free Number for information on it."
Dec 4, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Lewis Lafontaine's discussion New RED BOOK from Amazon Books
"From what I have been told the Illustrations are not included in the "Reader's Edition" and possibly not the Introduction that is found in the original publication.  I cannot guarantee this is so however but for the price it would be handy to have…"
Dec 4, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Judith Harte,Ph.D.'s discussion Welcome Eco-astrologer Michael Sunanda
"What is an Eco-Astrologer?  I have not heard that expression before.

Thank you"
Nov 3, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Jungian Analyst John Hill on "soul" and "psyche": in Quotes, Library, & Archives
"Psyche: The totality of all psychological processes, both conscious and unconscious.

The psyche is far from being a homogenous unit–on the contrary, it is a boiling cauldron of contradictory impulses, inhibitions, and affects, and for many people…"
Aug 28, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Lewis Lafontaine's discussion Christianity, Buddhism and Synchronicity............
"Richard Wilhelm's Translation of The Secret of the Golden Flower:

Carl Jung's Commentary on The Secret of the Golden Flower: 
Aug 15, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Scott Lampman's discussion 'Secondary Spiritual Emergence' in Quotes, Library, & Archives
"I appreciate very much your insightful and informative post.

Thank you"
Aug 9, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Willi Paul's discussion mythology is a technology? (a topic shift) in New Global Mythology

Technology consists of certain procedures invented by man, ~Carl Jung

A Letter to the Zurcher Student At the Federal Polytechnic Institute in Zurich September 1949C.G. JungThe…"
Jun 13, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Thom F. Cavalli, Ph.D.'s discussion May Book Club in ARCHIVED-Book Club 2012-2013
"Pharaoh Akhenaten and his family adoring the Aten, second from the left is Meritaten who was the daughter of Akhenaten.

In Praise of Aten:

How manifold it is, what thou hast made!They are hidden from the face (of man).O sole god, like whom there…"
May 29, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Thom F. Cavalli, Ph.D.'s discussion May Book Club in ARCHIVED-Book Club 2012-2013
"Pre-Christian parallels to the Trinity in Babylonia...~Carl Jung

177 The ideas which are present only as intimations in Babylonian tradition are developed to full clarity in Egypt. I shall pass lightly over this subject here, as I have dealt with…"
May 25, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion WELCOME to the first social network for Depth Psychology!
"Images related to Carl Jung and Depth Psychology may be found here: http://pinterest.com/purrington104/carl-jung-depth-psychology/

Viewers are welcome.

Feel free to contribute additional photos.

Thank you
If anyone can add more accurate captions…"
Apr 21, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Thom F. Cavalli, Ph.D.'s discussion Why it's important that we respond to posting like this one!
"Does the World stand on the verge of Spiritual Rebirth? ~Carl Jung

The Return of Persephone by Frederic Leighton This is what theologians for several centuries have been crying for; what many of them have professed to see through the fog of…"
Mar 31, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Thom F. Cavalli, Ph.D.'s discussion Red Book prophesies
Feb 25, 2012
Lewis Lafontaine replied to Ed Koffenberger's discussion Psychology or Religion?
"Psychotherapists or the Clergy on pages 327-348 in Carl Jung's Psychology and Religion may be of interest.
Nov 16, 2011

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  • Great images related to the history of Jungian Psychology.  Thanks for sharing.

  • Hi Lewis. Welcome again. Thanks for sharing these links and great job on building the Carl Jung Depth Psychology Facebook page and Blogspot. They are wonderful resources.

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The classification of individuals [By Type] means nothing at all. It is only the instrumentality, or what I call "practical psychology," used to explain, for instance, the husband to a wife, or vice versa. ~Carl Jung, Evans Conversations, Page 23.


It is not the purpose of a psychological typology to classify human beings into categories—this in itself would be…

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When Lao-tzu says: “All are clear, I alone am clouded,” he is expressing what I now feel in advanced old age.

Lao-tzu is the example of a man with superior insight who has seen and experienced worth and worthlessness, and who at the end of his life desires to return into his own being, into the eternal unknowable meaning.

The archetype of the old man who…

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Marie Louise Von Franz on meeting Carl Jung

VON FRANZ: I met him when I was eighteen. And I began in the year later in ’34: I began analysis with him.

We went out there to the tower, and out of the bushes suddenly–we were standing around, kind of, you know awkwardly, as one does, not knowing what was going to happen–and then out of the bushes came a man, and I was deeply impressed by him.

I thought he naturally, he was a Methuselah because when you are eighteen you ‘think a 58 year old is ready for the cemetery.


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I had to understand that I was unable to make the people see what I am after. I am practically alone.

There are a few who understand this and that, but almost nobody sees the whole….

I have failed in my foremost task: to open people’s eyes to the fact that man has a soul and there is a buried treasure in the field and that our religion and philosophy are in…

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May I encourage you to visit the Philemon Foundation Facebook Page and to leave them a gentle message encouraging them to speed up the publications of their "Forthcoming" books related to Dr. Jung's work.

The valuable books include:

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Could any of the members of this Group expand  upon Dr. Jung's references to our "Primal Form," "Solar Nature," and Stellar Nature"?

Dr. Jung refers to our "Primal Nature" in relating a near death experience he had in Memories, Dreams, and Reflections.

This event is related within this link:  http://www.near-death.com/jung.html

Dr. Jung makes reference to a human's "Solar Nature" and "Stellar…

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An Interview with Carl Jung in English Audio

Carl Gustav Jung interviewed by Kaarle Nordenstreng

Zürich‐Küsnacht, February 1961 

As a freelance journalist of the Finnish Broadcasting Company and a first‐year student of psychology at the University of Helsinki, I visited friends in Switzerland in February 1961, also hoping to get an interview with C.G. Jung. His secretary Aniela Jaffé first regretted that Prof.…
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