Chapter 3 Long-range effects in time

Does it really exist, this destroyer, Time?When will it break the castle to shardson the calm mountain?

Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus1

Expressions of the psyche's temporality: telepathy, dreams and foreknowledge

Jung’s non-linear methodological approach found expression in phenomena such as telepathy, foreknowledge and dreams, as well as in the principle of synchronicity. In this chapter, as I attempt to delineate Jung’s ‘time theory’, I take matters in a somewhat chronological order, starting with his writings on telepathy, which provide one of the earliest illustrations of his temporal understanding.

The unconscious psyche appears to possess qualities which throw a most peculiar light on its ...

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