Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Ric,
It is striking that you remembered that scene from the Odyssey from 50 years ago, but it is also striking that it must be an archetypal pattern, and as you suggest, if we bring it into consciousness, can we now ride the unconscious seas, as we…"
Feb 16, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"When I made reference to Ulysses & Nausicaa, I left the bread crumb pointing to Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nausicaa I was hoping that some of you would follow it and I like what came from it.
My impression was: Here was Odysseus, after…"
Feb 15, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Aren't the internets wonderful? Found this in the blink of an eye:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0727371/
Erich von Däniken appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson on Oct 4, 1973. I was not quite 15. I saw this episode. Awesome. It took me 2…"
Feb 5, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
""Like" ~ I am passing through the first book again, this time reading the footnotes, and I cannot agree with you more. Fascinating. The book is so rich. I pulled 'Word and Image' off the bookshelf, another book I haven't touched in years, and it…"
Feb 5, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"As soon as I left home yesterday, traveling to the west coast, it occurred that the man that coined the term negentropy, Erwin Schrödinger, is also the author of a thought experiment involving a cat in a box, and the question about not knowing if…"
Feb 5, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Last week I was reminded of an Anthony Burgess book 'The End of the World News.' I hadn't read it it over twenty years, but it often comes to mind when thinking of Freud, as there is a Freud thread woven into the story. So I picked it up last night…"
Feb 4, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"I haven't started the second CD/recording. Was re-reading Liber Primus on the plane last night from Seattle to Newark via Phoenix... This morning I stumbled across this:
96. One should part from life as Odysseus parted from Nausicaa: with a blessing…"
Feb 2, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Janet Fortess's discussion Lecture 2 Community Education-Red Book Study Group with Robert Bosnak February 2-16 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Where is the like button? "
Feb 2, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Lecture 1 for Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Robert Bosnak Jan 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Funny you should mention Augustine in this context. He was famous for saying "Grant me chastity and continence, but not yet"... According to the book, and recent movie, 'A Dangerous Method,' Sabina Spielrein was Jung's first mistress. At the end of…"
Jan 29, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Lecture 1 for Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Robert Bosnak Jan 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Really enjoying the posts. I stumbled on an article this week that talked of memorizing poetry. ~ http://tinyurl.com/adtqshg ~ It quoted a number of poems, and I read them all, or had them read to my by YouTube. I mention this because the 26 min…"
Jan 27, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Lecture 1 for Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Robert Bosnak Jan 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"Thank you, Ann. That find was golden..."
Jan 27, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Lecture 1 for Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Robert Bosnak Jan 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"I like your post. I like that the picture is of you and Harvey. The child gives birth to the man... How apropos. "
Jan 27, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Lecture 1 for Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Robert Bosnak Jan 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED-Red Book Study Group with Jungian Robert Bosnak
"I have the reader's addition, so I think I'll have to break down and buy the Big Red Book... I finished Liber Primus, the first section. Since we'll be here most of the year, I thought I'd run thru it once without any pause. Before listening to the…"
Jan 23, 2013
Michael Harkins replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion Special Study Group: Jung's Red Book with Jungian Analyst Robert Bosnak Starts January 19, 2013 in ARCHIVED—Red Book Buffs
"Is this where the Special Study Group meets for Bosnak's journey into the Red Book? I've been circumambulating this since I heard about the Red Book's release. Very busy in my day job over the last few years. I've come to a point where I can no…"
Jan 19, 2013
Michael Harkins left a comment for Ruth Martin
"Hey Ruth, thanks for the welcome. Sorry so tardy in my response. Asbury Park is still in Monmouth, Co. NJ... I'm in Santa Clara from time to time, just started a new job (my day job) in Silicon Valley. The Mrs & I are considering moving to the Bay…"
Jan 24, 2011
Michael Harkins commented on Robin Reynolds Barre's blog post From The Tuesday Journal - The Task of the Depth Psychologist
"I thoroughly enjoyed your piece. The tension of the opposites is one of my favorite Jungian concepts. I just picked up "The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking" because of this same reason. I work in a technical…"
Jan 24, 2011

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  • Happy New Year, and welcome. This is a great site! Hope you enjoy it.  I grew up in Asbury Park and Wanamassa. I hear everything has changed in the area. Including county names. Used to be Monmouth County-now???

    Ruth

  • Welcome Michael, and Happy New Year,

    The Assisi Conferences ahs such a good reputation, I'm glad you will be part of our community as well. Hope to read your additions to our discussions.

    Ed

  • Hi Michael. Welcome to the Alliance! So glad to have you. We have a mutual friend in Michael Conforti, no doubt! I understand the Assisi web site is getting a major renovation with plans for an exciting launch of the new site in the works for the New Year. Looking forward to that. Hope you enjoy perusing the site and connecting with like-minded peers.
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