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Time and Timelessness by Angeliki Yiassemides

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Chapter 5 The death of time

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

Death in the Jungian paradigm: a symbolic perspective

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 ...

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