Fieldnotes from a Depth Psychological Exploration of Evil [E–pub/Kindle]
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of conducting research which if you re a researcher too brings a feeling of fellowship Theconducting research which if you re a researcher too brings a feeling of fellowship The for Robin Gordon came out of her fascination with a series of dialogues between a Taoist holy leader and Chinggis Khan aka Genghis She wanted to understand why Khan a powerful conueror would be so drawn to submitting himself to the wisdom of a holy figure This led to measuring Khan s polarizing reputation to many he was great to those he killed he was likely seen. In Fieldnotes from a Depth Psychological Exploration of Evil Robin L Gordon presents an accessible account of an attempt to define and understand the nature of vil Gordon takes on the role of guide to this confusing land tying together threads of Jungian theory philosophy tymology neuroscience and history as we are led on a personal journey of discoveryGordon begins by analysing what a twelfth century meeting between
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Robin Gordon Ö 8 SummaryAs vil The nsuing journey for Gordon is a
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#s bag of #Bag of rules and Donald Kalsched s self care system Things ventually steer back to Khan s individuation and the Ch ang Ch un s dialogues but not in great depth Again true to the title this book stands. Ngs We learn what depth psychology has said about vil and the shadow part of our psyches and xamine xamples of human behaviour throughout history to understand the tymological philosophical and historical understandings and definitions of vil Gordon's own relationship with her work and the feelings that arise when researching the psychological framework of Nazi doctors genocide in Rwanda Bosnia and Syria and the functionality of serial killers are interrogated We then return to Chinggis Khan's and Ch'ang Ch'un's relationship attempting to bui. ,