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Dissociation and Addiction: The Dilemma of Emotion

This article is now available in the March, 2014 edition of Sober World Magazine (p. 28). The summary and references for this article is provided below: Here I am observing the occurrence of addiction as both an individual and collective experience.  Addiction can be seen as a cyclical, chronic compulsion overwhelming the psyche to seek and use … [Continue]

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~ Erik

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A Paradox: The Chaos of Truth

Datson (2012), author of Soul Spelunker from his entry titled, Pantheism and Panentheism, stated “I don't think it is inconsistent when I contradict myself by asserting two seemingly contrary ideas. There is much truth in paradox. One must attempt to transcend the typical polarities and adhere to the tension of the opposites” (Soul Spelunker, para … [Continue]

The Images of Emotion

“I managed to translate the emotions into images—that is to say, to find the images which were concealed in the emotions” (Jung, 1961/1989, p. 177). Emotions are powerful forces that can at times overwhelm the psyche. If we are able to look deeper, and withstand the pull and not become engulfed by them, emotions can carry with them meanings that … [Continue]