Here, Carl Jung’s Wotan *, the essay entitled, “Woden As Archetype – The Carl Jung Essay”, written by New Zealand’s Dr. Kerry. A selection from Wotan by Carl Jung, Note: see here for the essay Jung wrote at the end of the first world war, and here for the essay he wrote at the end of. Carl jung wotan essay. “That the sons of revolted russian revolution who in the essay of God saw the. The figure of the heroic popular leader.

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How would it happen? The term postulates not only an Ergriffener one who is seized dotan, also, an Ergreifer one who seizes. Comments 7 You can skip to the end and leave a response.

Ninck rightly points out that Dionysus and the otherGreek gods always remained under the supreme authority of Zeus, which indicates a fundamental difference between the Greek and the Germanic temperament. I have never forgotten this little book, for it struck meat the time as a forecast of wofan German weather.

Kerry Bolton, “Wotan as Archetype: The Carl Jung Essay” | Counter-Currents Publishing

The rouser of this tempest esssay named Wotan, and we can learn a good deal about him from the political confusion and spiritual upheaval he has caused throughout history. When it is quiescent, one is no more aware of the archetype Wotan than of a latent epilepsy. Bolton in his essay, the poem below is alleged by historian John Toland to have been written by Adolf Hitler in the trenches of WW1.

Modern man exists in a technological world, the progress of which is exponential, but his psyche is cwrl able to keep pace with the change. Struck down by thy lightening bolt, Thou mocking eye that stares at me from the dark!

All human control comes to an end when the individual is caught in a mass movement. Things must be concealed in the background which we cannot imagine at present, but we may expect them to appear in the course of the next few years or decades. This silent revolution has taken place almost without our noticing it. Unlike Nietzsche, whose work was deliberately bastardized by Nazis, beginning with his own sisterJung need not be taken out of context to be read as anti-Semitic.


The life of the individual as a member of society and particularly as a part of the State maybe regulated like a canal, but the life of nations is a great rushing river which is utterly beyond human control, in the hands of One who wktan always been stronger than men.

Wotan disappeared when his oaks fell and appeared again when the Christian God proved too weak to save Christendom from fratricidal slaughter. Later, towards the end of the Weimar Republic, the wandering role was taken over by thousands of unemployed, who were to be met with everywhere on their aimless journeys. The varl of the psyche might be seen as analogous to the layers of the human brain, which is a physiological record of cerebral evolution that includes the most primal, the limbic system and the central core, and the most recentthe cerebral cortex.

These symbols transcend the individual psyche and are inherited from the collectivity of our ancestors. And blowest through my life like a storm.

C. G. Jung – Essay on Wotan [w. Nietzsche]

I shall and will know thee, Unknown One, Who searchest out the depths of my soul, And blowest through my life like a storm, Ungraspable, and yet my kinsman! Paul, the devil as an international Alberich in Jewish or Masonic guise, the Nordic aurora borealis as the light of civilization, the inferior Mediterranean races — all this is the indispensable scenery for the drama that is taking place and at the bottom they all mean the same thing: November 1, at 4: Fiction Free Audio Books: Wotan the wanderer was on the move.

As an autonomous psychic factor, Wotan produces effects in the collective life of a people and thereby reveals his own nature. The Hitler movement literally brought the whole of Germany to its feet, from five-year-olds to veterans, and produced a spectacle of a nation migrating from one place to another.

C. G. Jung – Essay on Wotan [w. Nietzsche] – Peter Sjöstedt-H

He could be seen, looking rather shamefaced, in the meeting-house of a sect of simple folk in North Germany, disguised as Christ sitting on a white horse. He jng two cultures, paradoxical as that wota sound. The same pattern of repressed memories and complexes reside within the collective unconscious of a people. In the Middle Ages the role of the restless wanderer was taken over by Ahasuerus, the Wandering Jew, which is not a Jewish but a Christian legend.


Wotan disappeared when his oaks fell and appeared again when the Christian God proved too weak to save Christendom from fratricidal slaughter.

Repression is very closely connected with forgetting.

Hitler was a drug addict. For any modification in their surroundings inevitably and profoundly disturbs all living beings. Today all of the symptoms and medications are no more.

The longer it has flowed in this channel the more likely it is that sooner or later the water will return to its old bed. He simply disappeared when the times turned against him, and remained invisible for more than a thousand years, working anonymously and indirectly. The problem inspired hundreds of hours of research, that led me to the conclusion an ancestral diet just might fix the issues. Wotan disappeared when his oaks fell and appeared again when the Christian God proved too weak to save Christendom from fratricidal slaughter.

From either point of view the parallel between Wotan wotwn and the social, political and psychic storm that is shaking Germany might have at least the value of a parable. It seems to me that Jung is dicredited more out of a fear that he is right than any proof that he is wrong. If you know any addicts of any type you,ll know how unreliable and manipulating they are. Strange is a certain resemblance.

Posted December 17, at 2: This is a tragic experience and edsay disgrace. It is above all the Germans who have an opportunity, perhaps unique in history, to look into their own hearts and to learn what those perils of the soul were from which Christianity tried to rescue mankind. A collective movement consists of millions of individuals, each of whom shows the symptoms of Wotanism and proves thereby that Wotan in reality never died, but has retained his original vitality and autonomy.

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