Book: The Roots of Coincidence

The 1983 album Synchronicity was inspired by Arthur Koestler’s The Roots of Coincidence , which has substantial material about Jung’s idea of synchronicity.Koestler (1905-1983) wrote numerous essays, novels, and autobiographies. In this later years, he developed Parkinsons disease; he and his wife eventually deliberately overdosed on barbituates and alcohol. The passage below is part of his suicide note:

I wish my friends to know that I am leaving their company in a peaceful frame of mind, with some timid hopes for a de-personalised after-life beyond due confines of space, time and matter and beyond the limits of our comprehension. This ‘oceanic feeling’ has often sustained me at difficult moments, and does so now, while I am writing this. (Source)

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