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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Deities, conspiracies, politics, space aliens: Just focus your attention not on the things themselves, but in car other people regard them, what they say when they talk about them, and why they think about them the way they do.

A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skieswhich examines “not the reality or unreality” of the titular phenomena, but their “psychic aspect,” and “what it may signify that these phenomena, whether real or imagined, are seen in such numbers just at a time” — the Cold War — “when humankind is menaced as never before in history. Harrison wanted to get this Jungian perspective on UFOs in his magazine.

At the top of this post, you can see via The Awl a scan of Jung’s response to Harrison’s query, the text of which follows:. On the other side, there is an overwhelming material pointing to their legendary or mythological aspect.

As a matter of fact the psychological aspect is so impressive, that one almost must regret that the Ufos seem to be real after all. I have followed up the literature as much as possible and it looks to me as if something were seen and even confirmed by radar, but nobody knows exactly what is seen. In consideration of the psychological aspect of the phenomenon I have written a booklet about it, which is soon to appear.

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

It is also in the process of being translated into English. Unfortunately being occupied with other tasks I am unable to meet your proposition. Being rather old, I have to economize my energies.


Jung, as you can see, doubled his own interest in the subject by not only considering flying saucers a social phenomenon, but as a real physical phenomenon as well.

Serious enthusiasts of both Jung and UFOs might consider bidding on the original letter, now up for auction. Face to Face with Carl Jung: Carl Gustav Jung Ponders Death. We’re rlying to rely on our loyal readers rather f,ying erratic ads.

To support Open Culture’s continued operation, please consider making a donation. Jung clearly believed in UFOs. Everyone references him without ever reading him. Yes, he uung a psychological interpretation of them, after all he WAS a psychologist. But he also admits after studying the topic for 10 years they DO exist and they DO come from other planets.

If he only accepted the first part of the argument and not the second he would have said so. More importantly why has this article been so drastically changed??

Psychosocial hypothesis

He admitted to using this technique and I believe he is using it here: Let me give you guys some advice: But doing hack editing in order to conceal your lack of knowledge makes you look even more ignorant and will turn people against your site. This is information is outdated. Jung flatly told Lindbergh he was no longer interested in the psychological interpretation of UFOs as he was convinced they were real objects and the US Air Force fllying keeping this fact a secret from the public.

Interestingly, junf gave us a great UFO-useful clue about the connection between physics and the psyche: I have a problem with his Collective Unconscious concept. I remember reading a booklet by Christopher Partridge, which flykng about a speech he gave concerning alien abductions.

Therein, he gives a brief history of UFOs that eventually led up to alien abductions.

Partridge made the point that sightings were influenced by media-covered and sensationalized prior reports, which wound up influencing the Popular Conciousness. Such UFO reports have been described according to its culturally-bound motifs, i.

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It is available through amazon. Jung concluded that UFOs were real and that they were flyinb product of the collective unconscious. This is because the entire universe is szucers projection of the collective unconscious which is why the Law of Attraction works without flaw when utilized properly and can be used to invoke paranormal phenomena.


This is also why UFOs can be manifested using the power of coherent conscious thought very easily. Delusions and hallucinations do not show up on camera. Try it yourself — learn about Coherent Thought Sequencing and CE5 initiatives which thousands of people worldwide are taking part in. But I will prove this rather than just stating it.

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