Ecopsychology: Reductionism Is Just One Way of Knowing

In the mid-Eighties, when I had finished my dissertation, I asked a famous Jungian theorist to take a look at it. If the truth be known, it was not the tightest dissertation ever. That was, in part, inexperience, as well as my taking on difficult ideas about the mythic nature of place. In any event, the famous, generous man did me the good turn of reading over the manuscript, then replied, “It’s simple. It’s all about the relationship to the  mother.” Continue reading