The world exists because we are aware of it but this is not the World but our world. The World is the one of the religious ecstasy.
On November 30, 2019 5:21:09 PM GMT+02:00, William Dennehy <wden...@gmail.com
>I've read *Memories, Dreams and Reflections* probably three times in
>last thirty years. As with all books of substance one discovers,
>conscious of, things that previously went unnoticed as these things
>not yet in the wheelhouse. I would also suggest Joseph Campbell's *The
>Power of Myth*. Campbell had a great respect for Jung and his views
>inform Campbell's teaching and writing.
>There is one profound chapter in Memories where Jung is by himself
>over a savanna in Africa and, to paraphrase, it dawns on him how
>unconscious all of nature is, including humankind, and that the world
>into being through the "eyes" of the human, at least those conscious
>to cause the world to manifest in time and space.
>You have heard of the saying, As Above, so Below. Well, from my
>understanding it is a two-way street: As Below, so Above. Jung suggests
>that the consciousness of humans has an influence if not impact on the
>collective unconscious although the unconscious more often than not has
>upper hand. (ask Job) It is the conscious human psyche alone in nature
>becomes the light of the world. If memory serves, Jung wrote in
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