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A Blog about Psychology (Jungian), Spirituality and Happiness, By Roberto Lima Netto.


The Oedipus Myth

clique portugues The Oedipus Myth   The Oedipus myth is one of the most popular myths of ancient Greece. Oedipus meets his father at a crossroads, and not knowing that he was his real father, kills him in combat. Then he marries his mother, also not knowing whom she is. For these errors, Oedipus is […]

Dream Interpretation (Part 1)

Clique para portugues Dream Interpretation (part 1) What are Dreams for? Freud said: The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind. Jung said: Dreams may sometimes announce certain situations long before they actually happen. This is not necessarily a miracle or a form of precognition. Many […]

Freud’s mistake

Clique para portugues Freud’s mistake My friend, Luís César Ebraico, an outstanding psychologist and a great student of Freud, turned to the German original to correct errors of the standard English translation, which is the main source of the Portuguese editons. Luís César has written a priceless book – A New Conversation – in which, […]

Freud and Jung: on religion

  I’ve already dealt with Freud´s and Jung´s basic thinking differences in a previous post Freud and Jung – The basic differences. However, I didn’t mention their completely different views on religion, not because it was not important, but because I wanted to treat the subject with special attention. So, here it is. Some of the writings […]

Jung Active Imagination

(Clique para português)   Jung  Active Imagination Since early age, Carl Jung had a difficult life. As a child, he had strange dreams and visions. His father, a pastor that lost his faith and struggled to recover it, was not a good example. A recipe to psychosis. Jung and Freud Jung was strongly attracted to […]

Freud and Jung main differences

  Freud and Jung basic differences Unconscious Freud defined the unconscious as a collection of repressed personal material. Jung went further. He divided the psyche in three parts: the conscious (the ego), the personal unconscious, and the collective unconscious. This last part was a reason for their breaking. Although Freud could not deny the existence of […]

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