Carl Jung introduced the idea of ‘synchronicity’ – the way by which internal and external realities are linked. The destruction of forests, contamination of water, air and land is paralleled by diseases in blood, tissue, DNA, mental health etc. ‘Civilised man…is in danger of losing all contact with the world of instinct – a danger that is still further increased by living an urban existence in a purely man-made environment. This loss of instinct is largely responsible for the pathological condition of contemporary culture’.
‘Natural life is the nourishing soil of the soul’
Only by healing our own living connection to nature will our species survive.