Author Archives: hnbergeson

Harry Haller’s Process of Jungian Enlightenment

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter process, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” (C. G. Jung) Hermann Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf is the story of one man’s attempt … Continue reading

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Neil Says Goodbye to The Big Goodbye

With that, I’m ready to say goodbye to The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson’s historical account of the making of the movie Chinatown and commentary on the state of Hollywood film making in the 1970’s, with glimpses into the lives of … Continue reading

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Additional Reading Materials for The Big Goodbye

For those of you who may wish to venture beyond the book and the film, here is an assortment of options to consider: Two articles from The Daily Beast: The first is an interview with Sam Wasson last month just … Continue reading

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Neil follow-up Remarks about Lakoff

I have prepared a few additional follow-up remarks about our recent discussion of George Lakoff books. They are in the form of a PDF file that can be viewed by clicking here. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, … Continue reading

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Global Warming Debate

The global warming deniers seem to be winning the war to save the earth from a fiery extinction. It’s hard to fathom why when the arguments against them seem so logical, arguments like those so cogently presented here by my … Continue reading

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