Synchronicity has ratings and reviews. J.G. Keely said: The central theory of ‘synchronicity’ relies on an unfortunate combination of flawed re. Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately expla. SYNCHRONICITY, An Acausal Connecting Principle – Jung – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free.

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Throughout his career, Rhine’s work was plagued with errors, and his ESP experiments were so poorly-designed as to be useless. JungSonu ShamdasaniR.

Accordingly, he views ESP extrasensory perception and PK psychokinesis experiences as sources of valid scientific data. She searched in vain for evidence of fantastical claims for a quarter century.

That is why we need a complementary principle for a complete description and explanation of nature. There is also a Western method of very ancient origin 61 which is based on the same general principle as the I Ching, the only difference being that in the West this principle is not triadic but, significantly enough, tetradic, and the result is not a hexagram built up of Yang and Yin lines but sixteen figures composed of odd and even numbers.

The language it was written was a peculiar mixture of Latin, French, and Italian. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Since we cannot conceive how this could be possible without recourse to positively magical categories, we generally let it go at the bare impression.

C. G. Jung & Sonu Shamdasani, Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle – PhilPapers

If you spin it a thousand times, it would be miraculous if it didn’t eventually land on seven. The statistical view of the world is a mere abstraction and therefore incomplete and even fallacious, particularly so when it deals with man’s psychology.


Amazon Connetcing Cloud storage from Amazon. When zynchronicity a serious experiment with all the authority of science behind it touches this readiness, it will inevitably give rise to an emotion which either accepts or rejects it with a good deal of affectivity. Mesopotamian math, Andy Goldsworthy’s nature art, the Fibonacci spiral and fourth state of water all seemed to have an underlying connection that would best be described as acasual but nevertheless made an impression on my consciousness.

Clearly not the strongest work by Jung but maybe one of the bravest ideas in the th century. These twenty married pairs were 7 How subtle these things can be is shown by the following incident: Not only is he expected to plunge into regions of human experience which are dark, dubious, and hedged about with prejudice, but the intellectual difficulties are such as the treatment and elucidation of so abstract a subject must inevitably entail.

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Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle

Jun 30, Jess rated it liked it Shelves: Man and His Symbols. Number, therefore, is in one sense an unpredictable entity.

Should this proof be forthcoming, however, it would prove at the same time that there are genuinely non-causal combinations of events for whose explanation we should have pfinciple postulate a factor incommensurable with causality. It turned out however, that the plum-pudding was already ordered- by M.

It is impossible to princple the necessity of an idea without first dealing with the problems amassed against it. It really does look as if the statistical material had been manipulated and arranged so as to give the appearance of a positive result. So there is no possible justification for seeing in this anything but a chance grouping. The subject has the task of throwing the dice which is done by an apparatusand at the same time he has to wish that one number say 3 will turn up as many times as possible.


This revolutionary concept of synchronicity both challenges and complements the physicist’s classical view of causality.

The most elementary quality about an acauswl is whether it is one or many. How does the unconscious image arise, and how the coincidence? That morning I awoke to learn of this ongoing event and cnnecting also learn it was the anniversary of the wreak of the Edmund Fitzgerald which as the song reminds us occurred ” Lack of interest and boredom are negative factors; enthusiasm, positive expectation, donnecting, and belief in the possibility of ESP make for good results and seem to be the real conditions which determine whether there are going to be any results at all.

Part of the reason I am skeptical, the reason that I searched so hard for truth, for proofs, was that I wanted to believe. For the sake of accuracy, however, it should be pointed out that it is not the same white ant that is the cconnecting to appear each time. What he discovered astonished him: To me, the notions of gods, angels, psychic powers, magic, astrology, and all the rest do not make the world a more remarkable place, because they are all of man, not of the world.