His life is a jitterbug jumping bean that just won't hold still. He suffers from anxiety, profound overwhelm, and dissociative states. He dreams of zombie hordes infesting his home, infiltrating his city, devouring his family. He lives in perpetual states of vigilance. He has trouble trusting others. He has insomnia. He is terrified of relationship. He is angry at the world. He feels dislocated. He spends most of his free time a little drunk, video gaming, and surfing the net. Do you recognize him?
I am not surprised he is in therapy. He is suffering. And he is not alone. I know many others who suffer like this. It is a cultural phenomenon. There is a zombification happening. Carl Jung believed that the arising of potent cultural themes, media images came from the collective unconscious's working-through of something. In short, we dream, vision, create, symbolize and broadcast to better understand things which are emerging from the deep recesses of the mind, the underworld, the unknown, the mystery, the dark matter, the Alaya.
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