Lectures & Articles

The Eruption of the Shadow in Nazi Germany (PDF)

This article, published in Psychological Perspectives (Issue 37, 1998) was originally delivered as a lecture at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles in 1997.

The Fate of America and the War on Terrorism (PDF)

The Fate of America was published five days before 9/11. This talk was given at Barnes & Noble in Westwood, Los Angeles two months later and at a variety of other venues across the United States in the following months.

The Evil in American Racism (PDF)

This paper is an abridged version of “The Metaphor of America’s Darkness,” a chapter in The Fate of America. It was delivered at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles in 2004 as the first lecture in a series entitled “The Faces of Archetypal Evil in Personal and Collective Experience.”

Zen and Death: Jung's Final Experience (PDF)

This lecture was delivered at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles in 2003 as part of a series on mortificatio, the alchemical process of psychological or inner death inherent in such diminishing experiences as depression, illness, failure, aging, and dying.