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Thursday Apr 14, 2016
mystery of synchronicity
Swiss Army Knife
The mystery of synchronicity
Psychiatrist Carl Jung coined the word synchronicity to describe events of meaningful coincidence with no apparent causal relationship.
When I was traveling through Europe in 1981, I lost my Swiss Army Knife.
Fast forward to 2015: One morning, I opened the door to my studio, and there on the ground, I find the same model Swiss Army Knife that I had lost all those years ago. The knife had seen much bad road.
I asked around, including the UPS and FedEx drivers if they lost such a knife. No lost knife from them.
I cant explain how or why this knife returned to me any better than Jungs concept of synchronicity.