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The Seven Basic Plots by Christopher Booker: the templates for personal growth

The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories by Christopher Booker My rating: 4 of 5 stars This massive, in-depth work presents a unified theory of the art of storytelling based on Jungian psychology. As I recall, this was another … Continue reading

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how astrology works, part 3: don’t do your own thing

In my last post I said that it was my study of the art of storytelling that eventually brought me to an understanding of why astrology works. Science might be able to show that astrology works—this is what Carl Jung attempted … Continue reading

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how astrology works, part 2

In a recent post I talked about my quest to understand why astrology appears to work. A big step in that direction was my discovery of Carl Jung’s concept of synchronicity, which he called “an acausal connecting principle” that functions … Continue reading

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astrology works—but how?

I’m talking about the Age of Pisces, the 2,200-year astrological age now drawing to a close. In my last post I explained the phenomenon of the precession of the equinoxes, which gives rise to the astrological ages. (I didn’t mention … Continue reading

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coincidences as messages

Having finished reading The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb on Monday, yesterday, Tuesday, I decided to resume reading volume 5 of The Great Books of the Western World, entitled simply Aeschylus Sophocles Euripides Aristophanes—a collection of the works … Continue reading

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