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THE RED BOOK: LIBER NOVUS

by C.G. Jung
Edited and Introduced by Sonu Shamdasani
2009 by The Foundation of the Works of C.G. Jung
Translation 2009 by Mark Kyburz, John Peck, and Sonu Shamdasani
Introduction and Notes 2009 by Sonu Shamdasani

And thus I went out in that night (it was the second night of the year 1914), and anxious expectation filled me. I went out to embrace the future. The path was wide and what was to come was awful. It was the enormous dying, a sea of blood. From it the new sun arose, awful and a reversal of that which we call day. We have seized the darkness and its sun will shine above us, bloody and burning like a great downfall.

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We sacrificed innumerable victims to the dark depths, and yet it still demands more. What is this crazy desire craving satisfaction? Whose mad cries are these? Who among the dead suffers thus? Come here and drink blood, so that you can speak. Why do you reject the blood? Would you like milk? Or the red juice of the vine? Perhaps you would rather have love? Love for the dead? Being in love with the dead? Are you perhaps demanding the seeds of life for the faded thousand-year-old body of the underworld? An unchaste incestuous lust for the dead? Something that makes the blood run cold. Are you demanding a lusty commingling with corpses? I spoke of "acceptance" -- but you demand "to seize, embrace, copulate?" Are you demanding the desecration of the dead? That prophet, you say, lay on the child, and placed his mouth on the child's mouth, and his eyes on its eyes, and his hands on its hands and he thus splays himself over the boy, so that the child's body became warm. But he rose again and went here and there in the house before he mounted anew and spread himself over him again. The boy snorted seven times. Then the boy opened his eyes. So shall your acceptance be, so shall you accept, not cool, not superior, not thought out, not obsequious, not as a self-chastisement, but with pleasure, precisely with this ambiguous impure pleasure, whose ambiguity enables it to unite with the higher, with that holy-evil pleasure of which you do not know whether it be virtue or vice, with that pleasure which is lusty repulsiveness, lecherous fear, sexual immaturity. One wakens the dead with this pleasure.

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[T]ake hold of the divine whore who still cannot recover from her fall from grace and craves filth and power in raving blindness. Lock her up like a lecherous bitch who would like to mingle her blood with every dirty cur. Capture her, may enough at last be enough. Let her for once taste your torment so that she will get to feel man and his hammer, which he has wrested from the Gods.

-- "The Red Book: Liber Novus," by C.G. Jung

Seven Sermons to the Dead Written by Basilides in Alexandria, the City Where the East Toucheth the West, by C.G. Jung
WOTAN, by Carl Gustav Jung
Psychology of the Unconscious, by Carl Gustav Jung
Psychological Types, by C.G. Jung
Answer to Job, by C.G. Jung
Aion, by C.G. Jung
Alchemical Studies, by C.G. Jung
On the Nature of the Psyche, by C.G. Jung
Psycho-Physical Investigations With the Galvanometer and Pneumograph in Normal and Insane Individuals, by Frederick Peterson, M.D., and C.G. Jung, M.D.
Tristan and Isolde, Libretto, by Richard Wagner
Rosarium Philosophorum of the De Alchemia Opuscula, by Johann Daniel Myliu
The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, translated by Rev. William Benham
The Frogs, by Aristophanes
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking, by William James
The Passion of Perpetua, by Marie-Louise von Franz
The Revolt of the Demons, by Lewis Mumford
Jung and the Aryan Unconscious, by Dusty Sklar
C. G. Jung: Lord of the Underworld, by Colin Wilson
The Aryan Christ: The Secret Life of Carl Jung, by Richard Noll
Anthroposophy and Ecofascism, by Peter Staudenmaier
Epiphenomenalism, by William Robinson
Fantasy, by Anna Brenner
Apostle of Perversion, by William Norman Grigg
The Mysteries (Die Gehiemnisse), by Goethe

The Nazi Connection with Shambhala and Tibet, by Alexander Berzin
Dietrich Eckart, by William Gillespie
Bolshevism From Moses to Lenin: "A Dialogue Between Adolf Hitler and Me," by Dietrich Eckart
On the Jews and Their Lies, by Martin Luther
Great Britain, the Jews and Palestine, by Samuel Landman
Did the Jews Foresee the World War?, by The Dearborn Independent
The Antichrist, by Friedrich W. Nietzsche, translated by H. L. Mencken
The Gospel According to Thomas, translated by A. Guillaumont, Henri-Charles Puech, Gilles Quispel, Walter Till, and Yassah 'Abd Al Masih
The Occult Significance of Blood, by Rudolf Steiner
Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth, by Hermann Hesse
The Magic Mountain [Der Zauberberg], by Thomas Mann
Undine: A Romance, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
The History of Herodotus, by Herodotus, translated by G.C. Macaulay
God and the State, by Mikhail Bakunin
Charles Follen, by Wikipedia
A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus: And Its Connection with the Mystic Theology of the Ancients, by Richard Payne Knight
Phaedo, by Plato
Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Hollaender): Romantic Opera in Three Acts, by Richard Wagner
Interpretation of Richard Wagner's Parsifal, directed by Hans-Jurgen Syberber -- Illustrated Screenplay & Screencap Gallery
Parsifal: Notes from a Lecture Given by Dr. Rudolf Steiner at Landin on 7/29/1906
Letters From the Earth, by Mark Twain
The Roots of Nazi Psychology, by Jay Y. Gonen
St. John the Baptist, Patron Saint of Freemasonry, by Phillip G. "Phil" Elam, Grand Orator, Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri

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