Structures of Consciousness: Part I: Gebser and EEG states

A review of how consciousness shifts throughout the day, as we grow up, and throughout our evolutionary history, based on Gebser’s Structures of Consciousness and EEG states. … More Structures of Consciousness: Part I: Gebser and EEG states

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Human Relationship to Time

Human Relationship to Time Through weaving together a wide variety of material, this paper outlines the intertwining of two states of temporal consciousness. On one hand, modern consciousness operates almost exclusively in linear time characterized by the following adjectives: unidirectional, structured, static, external, dominating, objective, logical, quantified, mathematical, and masculine. On the other hand, indigenous … More Human Relationship to Time

Cultivating Holism: Following Mileva Maric and Marie-Louise von Franz

The emphasis of this paper is on the a-temporal landscape common to both the collective unconscious and the block universe of relativity. Part I situates two important contributors to the history of a-temporality: Mileva Maric for her unacknowledged work on relativity and Marie Louise von Franz for her understanding of the relativistic implications for the study of human consciousness through psychology and religion. A-temporality can be very difficult for our temporally bound minds to grasp. My discussion in Part II of this paper builds on the work of Maric and von Franz and offers new ways of thinking about time. I hope to help to reconcile the seemingly incompatible realms of temporality and a-temporality, and to draw attention to the discussion’s parallels with its dual cultural context of masculine and feminine.
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Deep Transcendence: Luce Irigaray on Time

Final paper for “An Ethics of Sexual Difference: Luce Irigaray” with Charlene Spretnak at California Institute of Integral Studies, Summer 2004    “The transition to a new age requires a change in our perception and conception of space-time, the inhabiting of places, and of the containers or envelopes of identity.” Luce Irigaray Asymmetrical Duality The universe … More Deep Transcendence: Luce Irigaray on Time