Man and His Symbols

“There are no longer any gods whom we can invoke to help us.

The great religions of the world suffer from increasing anemia, because the helpful numina have fled from the woods, rivers, mountains, and animals,… while we remain dominated by the great Déesse Raison, who is our overwhelming illusion. ….

‘We have conquered nature’ is a mere slogan. In reality we are confronted with anxious questions, the answers to which seem nowhere in sight.

The so-called conquest of nature overwhelms us with the natural fact of over-population and makes our troubles more or less unmanageable…

Where indeed have we ‘conquered nature’?” ~Carl Jung, Man and His Symbols.