In this collection, "all that mattered, / was the dust mattering the windless air," ("hypnagogia logia") and the "night sky, in its mostly darkness, / is the most banal of mysteries ("enantiodromia
The term enantiodromia
([phrase omitted]) is a Greek compound word that translates as 'a conflict of opposites' and was used by Diogenes Laertius in his precis of the philosophy of Heraclitus.
Jung calls such a dramatic reversal an enantiodromia
, occurring when the psyche's one-sided experience builds to a point where its opposite is unleashed.
The band previously released this EP late last year but have re-recorded tracks Do You Feel The Same, I Am Not You, Full Moon and Enantiodromia
, as well as two extra bonus tracks.
Even when couched in the discourse of transculturation, however, these are canonical figures hitched to standard assertions, and a pervasive sense of enantiodromia
Jung uses the term enantiodromia
to mean "being torn asunder into pairs of opposites, which are the attributes of 'the god' and hence also of the godlike man, who owes his godlikeness to overcoming his gods."(1953, p.
The cultural historian William Irwin Thompson long ago wrote of the phenomenon of enantiodromia
, understood to mean that strange occurrence according to which in seeking something zealously one turns out getting its opposite.