psyche

Focus vs Context and Language vs Psyche

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A few weeks ago I came across a blogpost about a book called The Master and his Emissary. The writer of that post thought the book was very important, maybe even the book of the century. In that same blogpost was a video with the writer of the book, Iain McGilchrist. I watched that video […]

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The Form and Content of Thought

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After I finished my previous post, one line kept buzzing in my head. ‘Mathematics is about thought, not the content of thought, but the form in which we can hold the content of thought.’ And at the same time I was searching for a picture to visualise how that could be. Sort of structures that […]

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Beneath the World of Logic

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In my previous post, The meaning of values, I differentiated between 3 types of values and I wanted to see how they relate to the basic model that I use on this blog. But because I already was trying to make my point about the relation between the meaning of life and the meaning of […]

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Three Subconscious Levels

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In Three Levels of the Mind I used three signs, to symbolise the primordial, individual and universal mind. In that context, all three together represent the conscious mind. In my previous post, Subconscious or Psyche, three other signs represent the subconscious mind. That part of all knowledge that is not consciously known, but largely influences […]

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Subconscious or Psyche

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I was going to write about the different forms of subconscious. But before I could get anything done, there was this very first problem already. Should I use the word subconsious, or is it better to use the word unconscious? What is actually the difference? Then I thought, okay what do I mean to describe? […]

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