The Hidden Meaning of True Detective Season 2

Jay's Analysis

This season's tagline suggests death may begin in this life, prior to actual death, and so with life. This season’s tagline suggests death may begin in this life, prior to actual death, and so with life. See my analysis of True Detective Season 1 here.

By: Jay Dyer

“All the most powerful ideas in history go back to archetypes. This is particularly true of religious ideas, but the central concepts of science, philosophy, and ethics are no exception to this rule. In their present form they are variants of archetypal ideas, created by consciously applying and adapting these ideas to reality. For it is the function of consciousness not only to recognize and assimilate the external world through the gateway of the senses, but to translate into visible reality the world within us.” -Carl Gustav Jung, “The Structure of the Psyche” (1927), in Collected Works Vol. 8, The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche, P. 342

Nick Pizolatto’s second season of True Detective was quite a blend…

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1 Comment on The Hidden Meaning of True Detective Season 2

  1. You should watch Person of Interest on Netflix when you get time. Jonathan Nolan (Chris’ bro) created and wrote a ton of episodes. Very well done show about AI. I think you would find some most of it very interesting.

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