In ufology, the psychosocial hypothesis, abbreviated PSH, argues that at least some UFO . Arnold also complained the flying saucer label arose because of a “great deal of . Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies ( ), Carl They say Jung truly seriously considered the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis. Carl Jung was one of the first to try and analyze these “blips” on the One of his final works, Flying Saucers, was an attempt to answer why it. While Jung is known mainly for his theories on the nature of the unconscious mind, he did have an interest in the paranormal. In his books ‘Flying Saucers: A.

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That the construction of these machines proves a scientific technique immensely superior to ours cannot be disputed.

I probably read every book the Park Ridge Library had on U. The symbolism of alien abduction is very different than the old one of colonization dominating much of the nineteenth century.

Jung’s primary concern in Flying Saucers is not with the reality or unreality of UFOs but with their psychic aspect. Archived fying as title link reprinted in Fying Skeptic8, 3,pp. Try it yourself — learn about Coherent Thought Sequencing and CE5 initiatives which thousands of people worldwide are taking part in.

The transformation started in the historical era fpying left its traces first in the passing of the aeon of Taurus into that of Aries, and then of Aries into Pisces, whose beginning coincides with the rise of Christianity. I’d never heard of the guy, but the prefatory material discussed Freud and everybody thought they knew something about Freud, even kids.


I can only say for certain that these things are not a mere rumor, something has been seen. We’re hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads. By the s, the imagery of phantom airships was replaced by phantom aeroplanes — ‘ghost fliers’ in sauders including Scandinavia and Britain.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B.

They often had their own forms of physical evidences, multiple witnesses to crafts with improbable details, and surreal close encounters. I have a problem with his Collective Unconscious concept.

This was written, partially in answer to Donald Keyhoe’s saucer claims and Jung puts forth a very convincing argument of us wanting to believe in UFOs, juny fact strenghthened by the fact that sightings were more prevelant in the age of the X Files etc. He uses both the alchemical and the psychoanalytical perspective. I picked up the book from the shelf and began to look inside.

The Symbolism of UFOs and Aliens

I tried, you guys, I really tried. Jung was probably sick to death of hearing all the buzz in the early 50’s about flying saucers and decided to discover the psychological underpinnings of what he saw as a form of mass csrl.


Not only does it unambiguously point to a cultural origin of the whole flying saucer phenomenon, it erects a first-order paradox into any attempt to interpret the phenomenon in extraterrestrial terms: June 1, at Physically the book was in perfect condition.

Or perhaps this is a marvellous vindication of Jung’s concept of the archetypal unconscious! His concern was all about “projection of archetypal psychic contents squcers the collective unconscious” with the U.

Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies by C.G. Jung

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In this essay, Jung applies his analytical skills to the UFO phenomenon. But in the end, aliens are really modern Americans and our feelings of farl.

Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies

Jung concluded that UFOs were real and that they were a product of the collective unconscious. Why not flying cubes or flying pyramids, or for that matter, why not flying pink elephants or even flying buildings, reported from a hundred different countries?

Ships from and sold by Amazon. I just couldn’t do it. The Associated Press quoted him in saying, “a purely psychological explanation is ruled out.