Synchronicity has ratings and reviews. J.G. Keely said: The central theory of ‘synchronicity’ relies on an unfortunate combination of flawed re. Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately expla. SYNCHRONICITY, An Acausal Connecting Principle – Jung – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.

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From this basis Jung explores paraphychology, astrology from an archetypal basis, the I Ching and other forms of divination, near-death experiences, and radioactive decay. Sign in Create an account.

Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle

I must own that this run of events made a considerable impression on me. He recognized that with their omina and praesagia astrology and the various intuitive methods of interpreting fate have a common denominator which he sought to discover by means of “transcendental speculation.

The first cause is a philosophical mythologem which is only credible when it appears in the form of the old paradox Tv to nav, as unity and multiplicity at once.

Part 2, which is the so-called simple astrological experiment Jung conducted to test his theory, is all statistical math and thus incomprehensible to me. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle by C.G. Jung

However, we also know that they come in random clusters or retail statistical fluctuations that necessitate additional personnel to maintain customer service levels and avoid losses in sales during these surges. Man and His Symbols by Carl G. In view of this complicated situation acauzal may be worthwhile to recapitulate the argument discussed above, and this can best be done with the aid of our examples.


We have therefore to be content with this apparently unique lusus naturae, though its uniqueness in no way prejudices the facts.

In other words, they supposed that the same living reality was expressing itself in the psychic state as in the physical. How often have we not seen the truth condemned! Scientists were much more “mystical” back then. Number helps more than anything else to bring order into the chaos of appearances. Similarly, in the US, our beliefs in pushing the individual will and thought over the top has literally proven to birth more innovation.

The mistake became fixed as a paramnesia, so that whenever he told the dream he invariably said 4, instead of 40, The experiment is based on 4 x 4 lines consisting of a random number of points which the questioner marks in the sand or on paper from right to left.

M, Smith, and J. A parapsychological study of the meaningful coincidence of events, extrasensory perception, and similar phenomena. If, therefore, the unconscious should develop or maintain a potential in the direction of consciousness, it is then possible for parallel events to be perceived or “known.

If you are interested in science of synchronicity or the role of archetypes in the mystic arts you should read this insightful work by one of the great thinkers of psychology and the nature of the human experience.

The average result of numerous experiments amounted here to This proportion shows that the probability of a chance deviation is not exactly high, since it is to be expected only once incases. Statistics would not even make sense without the exceptions.

This fact prompted me to ask whether it would not be possible to find a method which would on the one hand demonstrate the existence of synchronicity and, on the other hand, disclose psychic contents which would at least give us a clue to the nature of the a factor involved. To a statistician, these figures cannot be used to confirm anything, and so are valueless, because they are chance dispersions. Here the dream began to develop the typical nightmare motifs of hurrying, chasing, and not arriving on time, and all the while there hovered before his mind the words: Not until fifteen years later, when he copied out the article, did he discover his mistake.


C. G. Jung & Sonu Shamdasani, Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle – PhilPapers

The months vary according to location. He begins the book with the following statements: For instance, in business we deal with staffing issues in the retail environment. An Acausal Connecting Principle”. He became one of the most famous of modern psychologists and psychiatrists.

Flere there is not a single aspect with a frequency greater than 9. Figures 2 and 3 give a graphic representation of the frequencies shown respectively in columns 2 and 5 of Table I from the point of view of the dispersion of aspects. When they come around it is abundantly clear and is always amazing!

They are attempts to make the world more like us. Susan Blackmore, entitled ‘Why I Have Given Up”which goes into great detail about how difficult it synchronlcity to try to study unusual theories.

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