Irreducible Rascality

Everyone would profit — and have more fun — if we would admit and accept we are all, deep down, nothing but little rascals.

Soul Journey

“I had a long talk with him back in 1958 … and there was a sort of twinkle in Jung’s eye that gave me the impression that he knew himself to be just as much a villain as everybody else … It showed that he knew and recognized what I sometimes call,  “The Irreducible Element of Rascality” in himself.”

Alan Watts (1961)

I am going to wander from the central theme of this blog on Jungian psychology. I want to reflect on certain people who had a major influence on me. These people influenced how I view my world and provided me with a certain direction on this journey called life. I note that these are people who I never personally met. I know them only through their words and their (auto)biographies. Looking back, I realize I could have met a number of these people had I been brave enough…

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Author: ma'habocath

ma'habocath knows some, tells much. ma'habocath knows few things others do. This one is a live-alone, full-time burger-flipper with an odd mind and too much to say. ma'hab always tries the best ma'hab can to keep up: • Chores • Bodybuilding and other health-nuttery • Japanese language studies • Culinary experimentation (see “other health-nuttery”) • Exploration of newfound spiritual territory • Exploration of my Self • Figuring out how to socialize well enough, mostly face-to-face • Backlogs: books, heavy metal, anime • Blogging, chatting, texting, and talking to whomever will listen about all of the above

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