Carl Jung

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Jane Goodall: The English anthropologist is known for her 60-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. Her study of nature informs her religious belief. Photograph: Getty Images

Since its launch in French Guiana on Christmas Day, the James Webb Space Telescope has journeyed about a million miles into space where it is expected(...)

It’s clear dreams and their meanings have been on all our minds since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Photograph: Getty Images

It is Health Season in The Irish Times. In print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our ph(...)

‘Doing a whole bunch of nothing,’ my significant other calls it, as we buy two takeaway cans and sit outside. Photograph: Leah Farrell /

These children of mine look like angels, but often they behave like hungry ghosts. Fixed eyes have a needling quality, designed to unnerve me. They ke(...)

‘Personality tests are by and large constructed to be ableist, to be racist, to be sexist and to be classist,’ says disability justice advocate Lydia XZ Brown. Photograph: YouTube

Scrolling dating apps in 2015, Tim Travers Hawkins didn’t know who his type was. He didn’t even know what a type was. Hawkins, a British film-maker&nb(...)

Thomas Merton described our culture of rushing as “a pervasive form of contemporary violence”.  Getty Images

I have had the same anxiety dream twice since I started conducting funerals a few years ago. I take a little nap and then wake up in a blind panic bec(...)

Biographies: Simone de Beauvoir and Samuel Beckett. Photographs: Francis Apesteguy/Getty and Jehle/Uullstein Bild via Getty

Deirdre Bair, who as an unknown writer half a century ago scored a coup by getting the reclusive Samuel Beckett to agree to let her write his biograph(...)

Try to find an assertive and respectful way to communicate your feelings and state what you need without being aggressive. Photograph: iStock

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung “How much more grievous are the consequences of (...)

Abel Ferrara: “Here I am; the guy that made Driller Killer. But that’s the life I got, and I’m going to enjoy it.”

More than any other filmmaker, even those anointed by Cahiers du Cinéma at its peak, the American writer-director Abel Ferrara requires a degree of Fr(...)

TCD professor emeritus David Berman: ‘I was about six or seven when I had what is sometimes described as an “I am me” experience.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

A few weeks ago, this column explored that ancient puzzle “How do you know you actually exist?”, one of the defining questions of philosophy. In doin(...)

 Leinster’s Jimmy O’Brien:  “I’d say I was more of an introvert.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan

As soon as the former England coach settled into Dublin, during the autumn of 2016, he showed Leinster players his own personality profile. They saw (...)

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