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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The I Ching, which we can well call the experimental foundation of classical Chinese philosophy, is one of the oldest known methods for grasping a situation as a whole and thus placing the details against a cosmic background- the interplay of Yin and Yang.

This book contains much more in regards to advance mathematics and physics than may be expected. The archetypes too, as a priori forms of representation, are as much found as invented: The latter represents a psyche that is identical in all individuals.

This was not so; the sample was a random one. Jung’s “Synchronicity” is an essay about those moments when everything just seems to come together.

Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle

Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. In sum, space and time are constants in any given system only when they are measured without regard to psychic conditions. I was thus in the position of a subject who is at first enthusiastic, but afterwards cools off, by 14 Cf.

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The first proportion is significant even when taken by itself, for it shows that the coincidence is a very improbable one. Thus he relates 25 that, while writing his book on the atmosphere, he was just at the chapter on wind-force when a sudden gust of wind swept all his paper off the table and blew them out of the window. In this instance he evolved the idea of synchronicity, and it deserves assessment by all investigators in the various fields on which aacausal impinges, from parapsychology to the psychology of unconscious structures and processes.


In the second case there was the half-unconscious fear and the threat of a lethal end with no possibility of an adequate recognition of the situation. I discovered an instructive account [of magic] in Avicenna’s Liber sextus naturalium, which says that a certain power 46 to alter things indwells in the human soul and subordinates the other things to her, particularly when she is swept into a great acasual of love or hate or the like.

In the laboratory afausal, the known and established procedure forms the stable synchrknicity in the statistical compilation and comparison of the results. Jung just can’t disappoint a curious person.

The fact that he dreamed this shortly before the news reached him is something that happens fairly frequently. In sum, synchronictiy is an interesting concept, but I don’t think one needs to read this book to gain an understanding of it.

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The mantic procedures owe their effectiveness to 13 By which i mean a subject chosen at random, and not one with specific gifts. In she bought a film in Frankfurt in order to take a photograph of her daughter, who had been born in the meantime. As a reader I often experience what seem like meaningful coincidences like a new vocabulary synchronidity suddenly occurring in each new text I read.

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

I opened the window and caught the creature in the air as it flew in. This result was confirmed by a further cases. The first case is equivalent to number magic, but the second is equivalent to inquiring whether numbers in conjunction with the combination syncnronicity archetypes found in astrology, would show a tendency to behave in a special way. Paperbackpages. My aim in including the conjunction and opposition of Mars and Venus was therefore to compare them with the other conjunctions and oppositions.

Only one of the persons mentioned here knew anything about it. At the same time, it is not so easy to counter the astrologer’s objection that my statistical method is too arbitrary and too clumsy to evaluate correctly the numerous psychological and astrological aspects of marriage.

JungSonu ShamdasaniR. At all events, this is synchronicty true of Kepler’s weather astrology. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


The highest value is found in the aforementioned moon-sun conjunction, prknciple the two next-highest figures— 1. In this case the axial aspects Asc. The odds of guessing correctly increase for every card drawn. On the hypothesis that all the figures jungg due to chance, we would expect a far greater accuracy in the greater number and consequently a much smaller range synnchronicity the figures.

Of the fifty possible aspects, the result shows that for the married pairs there are fifteen such configurations whose frequency is well above the synchronjcity 1: The experimental chapter I found to be a bit confusing, but since I am not the best at math that might explain why.

What he discovered astonished synchronlcity This is as much as to say that the connection of events may in certain circumstances be other than causal, and requires another principle of explanation.

It is a tragic thing to kill real wonder in the name of false ones. These represent meaningless coincidences but ones which we must prepare for. The “Promethean Impulse” or “Divine Inspiration” that has been granted to our greatest minds is not make believe.

Only if its power and accuracy prove greater than these problems can the idea truly emerge as a workable concept. 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 psychic factor involved.

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A bridge between the known and the unknown, between the conscious and the unconscious. They are not explanations, they provide no understanding, and they indicate no grander existence. It is a difficult and cumbersome read and I do not recommend it unless you are someone in the field of psychology or a scientist.