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The systemic ripple effects of social change

Asian scriptures have always influenced the West. Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Jung analyzed the I Ching (Book of Changes – translated by Richard Wilhelm into German), its hexagrams and tai chi mandala when he was developing his archetypes. Intellectuals such as Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrich Nietzsche studied Asian […]