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Sensation and urbanism (Jung)

Posted in jung on May 19, 2009 by ewakening

Rationalism and boredom are essentially products of the over-indulged craving for stimulation so characteristic of urban populations. The city-dweller seeks artificial sensations to escape his boredom; the hermit does not seek them but is plagued by them against his will.

— C.J. Jung, from Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Sky