Yet more Metaxy

This time from James Hillman Especially—this Neoplatonic tradition is thoroughly Western even if it is not empirical in method, rationalist in conception, or otherworldly spiritual in appeal. This tradition holds to the notion of soul as a first principle, placing this soul as a tertium between the perspectives of body (matter, nature, empirics) and of …

More metaxy

Nous, Ananke and Eros: Reflections about the Images of the Soul by Marcus Vinicius Quintaes João talks of love as being “a bridge which helps people connect these two places that are so very distant one from the other”; it is in this mediating space, on this bridge, in this intermediary region that the Greeks …

Metaxy

I have liked to this essay before, it is crucial to my explorations, because the whole of psychotherapy is in the metaxy. The transference is participatory. The Imago match is participatory perception. Cyberspace is participatory, not just justice, good, beauty though these large ideas were the cyberspace at the time. These theoretical uses, perception, relationships …

Who we are

This is my summary of what Moreno means by the social atom.  In psychotherapy that “atom” or pattern is the client.  When two of these “patterns” connect in love, then a lifelong process can follow. Maybe it is true love at first sight? Unlikely, love is blind. One possibility is to move from blind love to deep …

Sources of Archetypal Psychology

I’m editing my 2003 essay Archetypes of Cyberspace and to fix the dead links I go to the Internet Archive – and find material I read a decade or so a go. I value this stuff! Here is a concise statement about Archetypal psychology. Worth knowing about! http://web.archive.org/web/20021022105035/http://www.springpub.com/CAP1h.htm

The Stage as Alchemical Crucible

Looking for ideas on this notion I came across posts from Don Reekie. Not exactly a crucible but a space that is more than a physical construction. A space for truth. http://www.donreekie.com/2010/04/stage-a-wonderful-and-particular-place-in-reality/ http://www.donreekie.com/2010/04/staging-and-reality/ What happens when we step out of ordinary reality onto the psychodrama stage is that the metaxy comes alive, the medial world …

Zootechnique

Ideas on cyberspace and psyche follow, with reference to social networks, science, psychodrama and sociometry. I conclude with a quote from Moreno that led to this reflection.