Re: Truth and madness
- Actually, I think Tarjei knew allready the results of this question:
Tarjei :"So Jesus Christ was also a (benign?) schizophrenic
megalomaniac; am I reading you right?
Theodor :"Absolutely. To a tee. That is, if Jesus Christ is a
historical person who really lived. We do not know that. But
if he did live and also said those things the Bible claim he said, we
are dealing with the most astounding case of schizophrenic
megalomania in history."
Now, I am not sure that something new under the sun is happening
with this answer.
"The idea that creativity and psychopathology are somehow linked
goes way back to antiquity--to the time of Aristotle. Centuries
later, this belief was developed and expanded by various
psychiatrists, psychoanalysts and psychologists."
From : Are Genius and Madness Related? Contemporary Answers to an
By Dean Keith Simonton, Ph.D.
Dr. Simonton is distinguished professor of psychology at the
University of California, Davis, and author of nearly 300
publications concerning various aspects of genius, creativity and
leadership. His most recent book is Creativity in Science: Chance,
Logic, Genius, and Zeitgeist, published by Cambridge University
Press in 2004.
Another ZeitGeist thing....
So, Anthro-wolverines like Bradford (Holderlin), like Steve, founded
their noble madness on what humanity now call "madness".
It was tipically and I salute the snickers of Holderlin; I left
also, Steve's clear insights in the Mithraic mysteries.
So, when all this had begun?
I think Holderlin knew the Creator of these schisms."The Oedipal
Threshold and Intimate Strangers" is a work to bridge the gap
between Freud's understanding of Oedipus and Steiner's by examining
the arrival of new recognition that can be regained in the soul when
we face I AM awarness in the pauline Sense.
But with what Bradford works? With the I AM foundations...terrible
things to Critics...
I left Steve's light on Mithraic mysteries when he said :
"And when John met his cousin Jesus at the Jordan River, and the
Christ Spirit descended, the river began to flow in the opposite
direction. This also refers to this out-of-sequence event as its
concrete proof; for those that need proofs."
What a skeptic proof...dear Steve
Physicists have made water run uphill quite literally under its own
So, I ask again, where Genius divided into the pathological realm?
"As their correspondence shows, Freud and Jung did not see eye to
eye on the meaning of the Mithraic mysteries. And their disagreement
over the tauroctony is a telling sign of dominance of Mithraism over
psychoanalysis in Jung's own personal symbolic system. In a letter
sent in June 1910, a month after Jung's first public lecture on the
psychological interpretation of mythological and Mithraic material,
Freud offered Jung his interpretation of the bull slaying: It
was "the killing of the animal ego by the human ego, as the
mythological projection of repression, in which the sublimated part
of the human being (the conscious ego) sacrifices (regretfully) its
Jung disagreed. Instead, he told Freud, "there must be something
very typical in the fact that the central symbol of fecundity, the
useful and generally accepted (not censored) alter ego of Mithras
(the bull) is slain by another sexual symbol. The self-sacrifice is
voluntary and involuntary at once (the same conflict as in the death