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the Archetypes of the Self | the Lore of Enlightenment

The Hero as Soul Image: aims and instincts

The hero symbolizes the ideas, forms, forces of the soul, expressing the trials and tribulations of the soul, as encountered upon the path to Self-realization.

May 22, 2014 · 16 Comments

Notes on Jung: hero as triumph of consciousness over the unconscious

“The hero’s main feat is to overcome the monster of darkness: it is the long-hoped-for and expected triumph of consciousness over the unconscious. Day and light are synonyms for consciousness, … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Hero’s Journey: beyond ego adaptation

“The ego is the subject of all successful attempts at adaptation so far as these are achieved by the will.”  Carl Jung, CW 9ii, para 11 For Carl Jung, the … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

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