While Jung is almost as renowned as Freud himself, Roberto Assagioli is less well known, except to those working in the field of transpersonal psychology. However, his psychological framework, known[…]
Journey to Bohemian Paradise (Český Ráj). They visited observation tower in Hlavatice u Trutnova, where they reminded themselves the myth of Theseus and the labyrint, one historical homestead called Kopicův[…]
“Didgeridoo meets chickpea and wooden spoon makes music” Integration evenings in the House of Philosophy of New Acropolis Klagenfurt, Austria As part of the Europe-wide integration weeks, the House of[…]
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Those of you from a vintage era may remember the 1970’s Japanese TV show Monkey. It was the first time this Chinese novel from the Ming dynasty was brought to a mass Western audience and gathered a cult following. It provided a glimpse into a foreign land where you could enter a world of fantasy, […]
The concept of wisdom is deeply rooted in human history. It has been considered a virtue in all the great philosophical and religious traditions, from Pythagoras to Plato, Aristotle and Confucius, and from Christianity to Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Taoism and Hinduism. But although the literature on wisdom goes back to the early days of humanity, […]
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“I have a dream…”, “In this grave hour…”, “I do not come here as an advocate…” – the first lines of some of the greatest speeches that shaped the history of the 20th century. Rhetoric as the art of persuasion has always played an important role within societies. It is the main tool in all […]
What is life, what is death, is there a rebirth? These are the big questions arising with the first spark of self-awareness. But what are the answers? A recent exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts entitled Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth displayed some of the finest drawings by versatile renaissance artist Michelangelo […]