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Psyche – More than a bundle of chemicals

Psyche (Greek: soul or spirit) is the personification of the soul in Graeco-Latin myth. The early Roman writer Apuleius looks at psychological transformation and the love between Cupid and Psyche in The Golden Ass, one of the earliest surviving Latin texts. Apuleius is … Continue reading


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Psychiatry – An evolving science

Psychiatrist and patient in counseling session Psychiatry generally sees itself as a branch of medicine specializing in the assessment, treatment, study and prevention of unhealthy psychological suffering. However, not everyone sees psychiatry in an entirely benign light. In a nutshell, … Continue reading


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Psychoid – Not another Norman Bates movie!

The word psychoid sounds a bit like a sequel to the famous Norman Bates film, or maybe another video game about killing for points. But it’s neither of those things. According to Carl Jung’s analytical psychology, the psychoid  is the transcendental aspect of an archetype. … Continue reading


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Robin – archetypal apprentice or unspoken lover?

Also known as “The Boy Wonder,” Robin is Batman‘s sidekick. He arguably represents the younger half of an archetypal master-apprentice or teacher-disciple relationship. At least, that’s a Jungian interpretation. It has also been suggested that the relationship between Batman and … Continue reading


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The Son, Catholicism and its Critics

In Christian theology, the Son is part of the Holy Trinity. The Christian Trinity refers to the belief that God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit form a co-equal, co-eternal mystical union. Jesus, the Son, is fully human … Continue reading


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Surya (Asian deity/deities)

One of the main identities of Surya is an Indian sun god associated with fantastic temples, like that found at Konark. Like most mythic beings, Surya appears in different contexts. The deity variously exhibits divine, semi-divine and aristocratic attributes, according to … Continue reading


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Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) was an Austrian physicist who attempted to overcome the apparent particle- wave duality with his now famous wave equation. Various interpretations of Schrödinger’s wave equation have arisen. For some, particles are seen as wave packets. Others suggest … Continue reading

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