Our dependency on Words is an attempt to compensate for our anemic cultural experience

We live in the most hypocritical of all ages insofar as people bluntly refuse to see and
acknowledge the most glaring and conspicuous truth: 

Today-society is a complete and utter desert.

LIFE AND LIVING IS TOTALLY DISOWNED AND DISCLAIMED.

We have thus no vivid cultural experience to refer to anymore, as anything that has any
emotional bearing is aggressively denied.

“Oh, this is such a gross exaggeration…” that´s their only inane answer.

They are all so insane, so utterly arrogant, stubbornly stuck in their monumental stupidity and self-sufficiency so they repudiate anything that even slightly remind of any Truth.

Not but really, there are times when I am overwhelmed by inexpressibly fierce anger.

PEOPLE KNOW BUT FEIGN NOT TO.

They refuse to be reminded of anything real. They refuse above all to listen. To express the true state of things is invariably considered ANARCHY.

You are banished, consigned to your reflections with no chance of knowing whether your observations are pertinent or not.

So yes…I know things…- but many times lack the words…as I have no one in real life to endorse my observations,

If I can´t articulate my insights to a listening ear, I simply can´t find the suitable words.

But as it happens, Truth cannot be totally stopped.

Out of the blue you find someone else who thought and managed to put words
to those insights.

The following comment embodies perfectly what I long meant to write about.

“Jerry Mander in “In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations” lays out a brilliant, yet simple (as in ‘direct’), argument regarding the demands of ‘linguistic context’ as it relates to ‘cultural context’.

The relationship is inversely proportional — when cultural context is low, the demand for linguistic context is high. Conversely, the demand for words and ‘explanations’ decreases when cultural context increases.

So-called ‘developed’ nations, and the people who reside therein, do not enjoy rich cultural context, thus their interactions become ‘hyper-lingualized’ (an excessive reliance on the tongue), i.e. there is an elevated dependency on WORDS that seeks to compensate for the anemic cultural experience. These sorts of people also tend to demean folks in ‘under-developed’ or indigenous social-cultural arrangements as being backwards or ‘stupid’ because the under-developed ones rely more on sounds, signs, and behaviors to convey their thoughts and feelings.

Julien, I do not see your proposal for a “language which would no longer be linear, but simultaneously *embracing* both Yes and No, present-absent, dark-light” as being paradoxical. Rather I would suggest that it hearkens to the age-old standard of communication in indigenous social arrangements that echos the Real-ness and Oneness of Universal Connection.

The only “paradox” that I see isn’t really a paradox, but more of a conundrum:

How do ‘we’ communicate without words if we are not experiencing rich context in culture?”

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An encounter with a philosopher

He was eloquent and obviously quite educated and well-read.
Commendably polite.

I found out he was a Doctor of Philosophy.

We spoke about Dostoyevsky and Aristotle. He was fluent in French, presently he was even studying Russian.

It didn´t take long before I felt insidiously uneasy. I understood why:

Although expressing himself skilfully, in a sort of weird way he was too articulated in such manner that his words allowed no room for contradiction. For natural dialogue. Whatever different viewpoint would be tacitly deflected.

Unquestionably, for a layman his cognitive proficiency sounded convincingly right. And yet…alas… – everything he said was so ineffably wrong.

So wrong…and so dead.

Knowledge lived in him. Behind his cognition, he, as a living person knew nothing, as he
wasn´t there…

Our prevalent consensus as to who we are is invalid

“A non logical logic, an irrationally rational approach.”

It is painstakingly difficult to catch and articulate a fleeing insight. It first appears as a soothingly vague and indistinct presence which you can instantly perceive, but cannot assess whether it´s something truly meaningful or just another inflated delusion.

That applies especially when one is confronting things in a way which runs counter with the prevalent consensus.

I often run the risk of writing “philosophically”, but that is far from my initial intent. Really, I am not interested in “philosophy” as such. To be caught in abstract and reiterating thought patterns feels like being irremediably dead. Stuck in hopeless non living. Consequently, I am only interested to bring about bearing solutions to things that are insidiously unapproachable from a rational or “scientifically” viewpoint.
This “new” Presence requires a non logical, that is, an irrationally rational approach.

I am eventually only interested to live and be alive.

It is a glaring fact that this present age becomes rampantly lifeless, a more and
more unlivable place.

Yes, they are dead, but think they are alive…They are dreaming but don´t want
to be awakened from their evil dream…

This world has become the denial of the denial of another denial. An inverted,
incurable disease. How could you ever treat them, if they don´t even want to know
and face that fact that they are hopelessly sick?…

Unquestionably, if you want to really live and be alive, you have to not less than become enlightened. Enlightenment is the only valid option, if you want to raise
from the dismal valley of the dead.

And to awaken is to denounce and renounce duality, polarity, separation, time,
linearity 
and thought.

YOU CANNOT TREAT INSANITY WITH SANITY.

You have to deliberately descend into the abyss of Insanity, which is the offspring of reason and logic. To heal from Thought and Knowledge – from the misconception of plurality

To step into the singularity of Oneness, where wholeness resides.

What is Evil?

Simply put, It is anti-life, life turning against itself, life “spell”-ed backwards.

In the traumatized soul (and to the extent we are not fully awake, we are all in a state of trauma, the trauma of not being one with ourselves), both Freud and Jung recognized that there is a factor within the psyche which, once it gains a certain momentum and seeming autonomy, continually keeps neurotic, unproductive suffering alive.

There is an aggressive anti-wholeness agency within us, as if “made” out of our disowned, unexpressed, in-turned and inverted aggression twisted back upon ourselves, which actively cultivates and breeds dissociation within the psyche. The fluid, ever-flowing, self-reflective/reflexive process of the continually-evolving psyche en/unfolding itself over time becomes suspended, rigidified and frozen, stuck in time, in a seemingly never-ending and self-generating feedback loop.

This inertial, entropic and thanatic factor seems to be actively resistant to and set against us recovering, discovering and attaining our intrinsic wholeness. Jung refers to this dis-integrative factor as a “morbid” fragment of the personality which inspires a “will to be ill.” It is as if there is an unconscious counterforce to the faculty of the will, a “shadow of the will,” so to speak, that prohibits the synthesis of the fragments of our experience into the meaningful constructs and perceptions that make up a healthy, wholesome and coherent psyche.

The Inner Voice Talking Aloud

Isn´t about time to stop limiting yourself and others, to show and express
who you really are, to allow, approve of and release your true greatness?

To let your inner Joy and yearning shine upon you?

 

Enough with parsimony and mediocrity.

Enough with hiding. Enough with doubts. Enough of listening to
the insignificant voice of the ego.

 

Let this Ego go. Let Fear go.

You are the gift of this mighty Universe.

Be bold, be your true dream. Infinite power is at your disposal. Know that.

 

You are this infinite Creation longing for itself through you.

It´s about time for you to be You:

YOU – THE LIGHT OF LIGHTS.

The least of things with a meaning

…is worth more in life than
the greatest of things without it.

– C. G. Jung

Anyone who wants to know the human psyche

…will learn next to nothing from experimental psychology.

He would be better advised to abandon exact science, put away his scholar’s gown, bid farewell to his study, and wander with human heart throughout the world. There in the horrors of prisons, lunatic asylums and hospitals, in drab suburban pubs, in brothels and gambling-hells, in the salons of the elegant, the Stock Exchanges, socialist meetings, churches, revivalist gatherings and ecstatic sects, through love and hate, through the experience of passion in every form in his own body, he would reap richer stores of knowledge than text-books a foot thick could give him, and he will know how to doctor the sick with a real knowledge of the human soul.

— Carl Gustav Jung