Mythical consciousness and the descent to the archaic
[Y]our ancestor did not think of time as absolute and uniform. He believed in an infinite series of times, in a dizzily growing, ever spreading network of diverging, converging and parallel times. This web of time – the strands of which approach one another, bifurcate, intersect or ignore each other through the centuries – embraces every possibility.
Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones1
In the beginning of our exploration of temporality in Jung’s opus I proposed that his basic premises were present in his early writings. Even though he had not yet developed the theoretical implications and intricacies of the workings ...