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Introduction

According to Laurens van der Post, who shared the quotation with C. G. Jung, the Browne quotation elicited the following reaction: “He was deeply moved, wrote it down, and exclaimed, ‘That was and is just it!’”Although “just it” refers to the theory of the collective unconscious, Browne’s statement can also mean that each human being participates in an even greater fi eld of consciousness, an idea that is present in Jung’s works but that has received little attention. Following Erwin Schrödinger, I call it the One Mind.1