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Archive for "Feb 2011"

Is compassion a lost virtue?

There is a new, wonderful video by Krista Tippett for TED. She is host of the NPR¬† show “On Being.” I especially like the way she compares tolerance and compassion. Many people inappropriately conflate the two. Followers of James Hillman’s work will be interested to hear that Krista associates compassion with beauty and notes that […]

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How lawyers propitiate the gods

There’s a fascinating front-page article in the NY Times today about lawyers and “lucky” totems and rituals they employ. At one point in the story, the habit is even described as propitiation of the gods. Several things come to mind reading this. One is Jung’s notion of compensation, with the dominant super-rational style constellating its […]

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