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The Archetype of the Shadow
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Thanks Magda.

I'm going to take the indirect advice of my laptop and power cord and leave this book for others to buy for themselves.

It is a corker.

You cannot read the late writings of Jung without activating the Unconscious. I remember discussing this with a friend some 25 years ago. Back then it always was the case that you couldn't read more than a few sentences of Aion, Mysterium Coniunctionis (and a few others) without wanting to fall asleep. Or to put this in another way, to fall unconscious.

And so I understand what Edinger means by his fruit cake approach to Jung.

Edinger's writings are likewise powerful and if read with due care and attention, and seriousness, they also activate the unconscious.

That is, if you want to go down Alice's rabbit hole...
The shadow is a moral problem that challenges the whole ego-personality, for no one can become conscious of the shadow without considerable moral effort. To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real. This act is the essential condition for any kind of self-knowledge.
Carl Jung - Aion (1951). CW 9, Part II: P.14
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The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 26-01-2009, 02:12 PM
The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 01-04-2009, 05:12 PM
The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 01-04-2009, 05:21 PM
The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 01-04-2009, 05:42 PM
The Archetype of the Shadow - by Peter Presland - 02-04-2009, 10:23 AM
The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 02-04-2009, 11:56 AM
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The Archetype of the Shadow - by David Guyatt - 02-02-2010, 11:25 PM
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