Jonathan Zap is an author, philosopher, journalist, and teacher who has written extensively on psychology and contemporary mythology. He graduated from Ursinus College with honors in Philosophy and English and received his Masters degree in English from NYU. Jonathan has worked as a staff gemologist and instructor for the Gemological Institute of America. He has taught English in high school and college and worked with troubled youth as the dean of a South Bronx High School. As a wilderness guide, Jonathan has led inner city kids and other young people on expeditions to remote desert canyons and to the summit of Mount Rainer.
He is the author of numerous published articles, essays, experimental works of fiction and the Zap Oracle. Jonathan has done numerous radio and television interviews and is a featured correspondent and editor for Reality Sandwich, the popular online magazine, which has published dozens of his articles. He has an extensive background in Jungian psychology, paranormal research and dream interpretation. For over thirty years he has been using the tools of Jungian psychology to study popular culture and contemporary mythology.
Paranormal researcher and philosopher Jonathan Zap discussed the Singularity Archetype and its connections to UFOs, near death experiences (NDEs), and psychopathology. Defining the Singularity Archetype as a primordial image of an evolutionary crossing or event horizon, it's the metamorphosis of humanity that exists now as a potential in the collective unconscious, he explained. First hour... More »Host: George Noory
John B. Wells was joined by paranormal researcher and philosopher, Jonathan Zap, who discussed how a disproportionate number of psychopaths on Wall St. and in govt. & corporate America are creating a culture with little concern for the future. In the first hour, physicist George Hart talked about the stupefaction of society and what may be perpetuating it. ... More »Host: John B. Wells
Researcher and philosopher Jonathan Zap discussed the surge in apocalyptic predictions and how they relate to the 'Singularity Archetype,' the collective unconscious, and the evolution of humanity. We live in a time when people believe the apocalypse is around the corner, whether coming in 2012 with the end of the Mayan calendar (see his article/podcast Carnival 2012), or as predicted in various... More »Host: George Noory
Philosopher and paranormal investigator Jonathan Zap presented the concept that "mind parasites" (a term first coined in a sci-fi novel by Colin Wilson) could be feeding off the energy of humans and instigating their baser instincts. ... More »Host: George Noory
Author, teacher, and philosopher Jonathan Zap shared intriguing ideas about prophecy, end times and the future of humankind. He noted that many past seers who predicted the end of the world erred on their timelines because they had anxiety over their own personal death or "event horizon." ... More »Host: George Noory