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About this episode
Do Western esoteric and mystery traditions have something to offer our collective moment? This two-part philosophical dialogue seeks to shed new light on the conditions for archetypal emergence in our time.
Criticising and appreciating Carl Jung’s letters on mescaline and psychedelics
The wild west of integration settings
Considering the right relation of integrating indigenous models of integrating psychedelic experiences
How can alchemy aid this process
Alchemy as cooking with being
Altering the self, altering the world, and the way the world alters the self
Alchemy and projection
The alchemy of DnD – from chemicals to characters
Solve et coagula and cognitive science
Deep play, inner and outer alignment,
The creation of games enabling of transformation of our time
The archetype of Mercurius, between the Self and polarity
Serious play and transformation
Safeguarding the relationship of serious play from the perspective of dark mercurius
Trickster figures, what to watch out for
Conditions of game-making and the Self
Love, power, humour
Friendship and hilaritas
The unus mundus, psychoid, philosopher’s stone
Speculations on synchronicity
About Anderson Todd
Anderson is the Assistant Director of U of T’s Consciousness and Wisdom Studies Lab. He teaches in the Cognitive Science program and Interdisciplinary Courses on Jungian Theory program at the University of Toronto, on Consciousness and The Unconscious respectively. He also consults in private practice as a psychotherapist.
His YouTube channel, where he explores themes relating to Alchemy, Jung, Cog Sci, Consciousness, and more, can be found here:
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