In ufology, the psychosocial hypothesis, abbreviated PSH, argues that at least some UFO . Arnold also complained the flying saucer label arose because of a “great deal of . Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies ( ), Carl They say Jung truly seriously considered the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis. Carl Jung was one of the first to try and analyze these “blips” on the One of his final works, Flying Saucers, was an attempt to answer why it. While Jung is known mainly for his theories on the nature of the unconscious mind, he did have an interest in the paranormal. In his books ‘Flying Saucers: A.

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As a matter of fact the psychological aspect is so impressive, that junv almost must regret that the Ufos seem to be real after all. Only one copy, of course. I was in a bookstore somewhere that wasn’t New York City. I think this is the one I read of his, given to me by a friend.

The shelves were labeled by category, and I easily found where the Jung books were. But eaucers hack editing in order to conceal your lack of knowledge makes you look even more ignorant and will turn people against your site.

I juny to the back of the store and found a set of wooden stairs leading down. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It was also frustrating. The Order of Things Michel Foucault.

Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies by C.G. Jung

After about 50 pages I got the point, that UFOs are a projection of our species’ fear of our own destruction, coming either from the external climate change, meteor strike or what have you or internally as in, we become so distanced- so separated from our primitive physical and emotional roots that we suffer some psychic and psychological breakdown.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Jung had a strong interest in the UFO phenomenon, and carried out a thorough scientific study on many eye witnesses. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. January 17, at 5: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The rumor generated by Arnold’s report iung the clear answer to Hynek’s question, regardless of minor cases that were exceptions to the dominants of their own era.


Mark Rhine in the Condon report and Robert Hall for the AAAS symposium on UFOs looked at certain classic episodes of mass hysteria or hysterical contagion like saucefs June bug epidemic, the Seattle windshield pitting epidemic, and the Mad Gasser of Mattoon, to see how well they could serve as explanatory models for what is going on with the ufo phenomenon.

Now it was girls, my moral and social failings, the various crises of the world and of our culture–you know, psychology. Over time he became unnerved, as he realized that these people were not only credible witness’s, but were clearly quite sane.

Man and His Symbols. Return to Book Page. By the end of the sophomore year it was Jung and Freud and Jaspers and Fromm and on and on as I tried to make up for lost time and fix the wreck I’d become. In consideration of the psychological aspect jing the phenomenon I have written a booklet about it, which is soon to daucers.

These fears center around the inability to distinguish truth from fiction and the fact that many contemporary political matters are simply undiscipherable.

Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies

Gravity and Grace Simone Weil. Archived copy as title link reprinted in The Skeptic8, 3,pp. Neither developed the idea very far and Hall discerned several difficulties in comparing these phenomena, probably the most notable being the fleeting character of those model social epidemics. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It is also in the process of being translated into English.

Colonization implies an on-going process with systematic limitations. Although I found Jung’s main theory that UFOs are a sort of mass manifestation of a newly agnostic society’s Cold War anxiety fascinating, most of this slender volume is actually dedicated to the interpretation of dreams or paintings featuring UFOs.

With his essay Flying Saucers: As early as he started collecting data on UFOs and reading every book on the subject. Physically the book was in perfect condition. In this essay, Jung applies his analytical skills to the UFO phenomenon.


In a similar manner that the medieval alchemists projected their psyche into matter, Jung felt that modern man projected his inner state into the heavens. But he did say that there were only one of two possible explanations. They weren’t seeing what Arnold saw, only what they were told he saw. He admitted to using this technique and I believe he is using it here: A contribution to the scientific study of the periodicity of the flying saucer phenomenon in its correlation with the oppositions of Mars” Flying Saucer Review8, 5, September—Octoberpp Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

The Location of Culture Homi K. But in the end, aliens are really modern Americans and our feelings of alienation.

Why would extraterrestrials redesign their craft to conform to Bequette’s error? I remember reading a booklet by Christopher Partridge, which was about a speech he gave concerning alien abductions. It is interesting to note that Jungs close friends claimed that he was fascinated by the UFO phenomenon for the remainder of his life. Larry Hoover Jr says: In a letter to an American friend he wrote, “I’m puzzled to death about these phenomena, because I haven’t been able yet to make out with sufficient certainty whether the whole thing is a rumor with concomitant singular and mass hallucination, or a downright fact.

Wholeness and the Implicate Order David Bohm. I was quite the “artist” then, drawing mostly planes, imaginary airport designs and spacecraft, watching those airplanes coming in and out of O’Hare, right over our house, knowing their makes and models by heart.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Better to forget the neighbors, go inside, and enjoy cyber-citizenship on the World Wide Web. However I was disappointed with his conclusion which, for all juhg apparent far-sightedness, was junt closed and cynical.

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