An Unknown Destiny: Terror, Psychotherapy, and Modern by Michael Gruber,Robert Sardello

By Michael Gruber,Robert Sardello

starting with a attention of Nietzsche’s inflammatory and demanding perception that the trendy international is framed by way of the demise of God, Michael Gruber confronts modern disenchantment and its worthwhile offspring, the “universalization of terror.” by means of making fact relative, negating the price of attractiveness, and rendering questions on the great doubtful if no longer out of date, terror permeates all points of our psychosocial life with the specter of dehumanization. in keeping with this terror, that's the basic temper of our time, Gruber advocates re-imagining our future as a course of initiation.

Describing an internal awakening to the non secular international, whose earthly manifestation of its inherent divinity invitations and necessitates our wide awake participation, Gruber bargains readings and practices that advertise the incarnation of “noble souls.” concerning the paintings of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner, An Unknown Destiny describes how psychotherapy can circulate past therapeutic the ego to transcending the ego. Gruber indicates how commencing the soul to meditative or intuitive types of pondering can give a contribution to the advance of recent soul schools of notion and to the event of ethical freedom. most crucial, he indicates how the unfinished and continually evolving secret of Golgotha can encourage the emergence and presence of contemporary people infused with Christ consciousness―reverence, knowledge, peace, and love.

“An Unknown Destiny is sort of a move of unpolluted water during which all psychotherapeutic techniques might do good to immerse and doubtless rework. Gruber’s interpreting of the works of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner about the realm of terror that pervades our global, is not just a travel de strength of mirrored image upon the writings of those seminal figures, yet a transparent and hugely available one. Michael Gruber has performed an exceptional provider to psychotherapy. I discovered a lot.”

Nathan Schwartz-Salant, Ph.D., Jungian analyst, writer of The secret of Human Relationship and The Black Nightgown

“Michael Gruber brings jointly key issues in Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Steiner to show the relationship among psychotherapy and the trail of initiation acceptable to our time. during this approach, he locates the fundamental religious demanding situations from our best thinkers. Gruber has an appreciation of the mythic that methods, every now and then, that of A.K. Coomaraswamy. yet he does extra. He indicates how dwelling considering, the clean adventure of being, and the awakening from technology’s hypnotic thrall, can all turn into realities for us. In doing so, Gruber clears a direction for the self-aware person to turn into not a passive recipient of mass tradition, yet some degree resource of affection and wisdom.”

Michael Lipson, Ph.D, psychotherapist, writer of Stairway of Surprise

“Michael Gruber has written a really outstanding, courageous-beyond-belief booklet. He exhibits how sleek psychology serves terrorist buildings of cognizance. He additional exhibits that just a really non secular psychology can holiday via those types. His artistic analyzing of Nietzsche opens the trail of remedy as smooth initiation. His paintings with Rudolf Steiner finds the presence of pathologies of spirit which are nonetheless being approached as mental problems; and the way to strategy them anew. ultimately, his realizing of Heidegger exhibits the best way to the imaginal fact of the cohesion of person–world. a really step forward book!”

Robert Sardello, Ph.D., writer of Love and the World and Silence, cofounder and codirector of the varsity of non secular Psychology

Foreword by means of Robert Sardello, Ph.D.

  1. “From Ornithology to a Love preferrred: Overcoming the Forces of Gravity, and the instructing of Amor Fati”
  2. “Zarathustra’s Convalescence: Cognitive Expansions and internal knowledge”
  3. “With Nietzsche at the street from Revenge to Redemption”
  4. “Traumatic discomfort: Psychotherapeutic dialog among Mediumship and Soul knowledge”
  5. “Psychotherapy as a Vocation: Giving Voice to Soul”
  6. “Intuitive and Inceptual considering: The Meditative Paths of Steiner and Heidegger”
  7. “While My moral sense Explodes” ...

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