The Significance of 3’s & The Aesir Vanir War

In Season 0, Episode 3, David explains the psychological significance of the three levels of the world tree Yggdrasil. We read the myth of the Aesir/Vanir war from Snorri Sturlson’s Ynglinga Saga and discuss mummified heads and why a man is only as good as his word.

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David Alexander

PSYCHOTHERAPIST | PODCASTER

David Alexander is a practising psychotherapist based in New Mexico, USA. He started studying Greek Stoicism in 2020 as part of a journey of self-discovery and searching for answers about how to practically help myself and others endure the challenging times we are living in. He found Stoic Philosophy to be a useful jumping-off point to explore important questions: What is Human Nature? What is your Nature? It is towards this goal, to “know thyself,” that David started studying Carl Jung’s theories regarding the structure of the psyche (soul) and the workings of the unconscious mind. His goal in studying integrative disciplines of psychology, philosophy, and mythology is to better understand the self, thereby learning to better understand others. 

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