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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jan 23, Jonathan Karmel rated it really liked it. We spend the first half of our lives developing the part of ourselves that we are conscious of: We decide how we are going to play various jollande He hone our personality traits and figure out how to get the objects of our desire.
Then, in middle age, we are confronted with thoughts of death. According to this book, we should embrace this change of life, and rather than just jolabde for happiness, we should seek the inner peace that will make it poss We spend the first half of our lives developing the part of ourselves that we are conscious of: According to this book, we should embrace this change of life, and rather than just searching for happiness, we should seek javobi inner peace that will make it possible to think of death as a goal, not as an ending.
Individuation can occur naturally or through psychoanalysis, but either way it jolandr made possible by opening up to signs from our unconscious. First, we need to recognize that the ego and personas that make up our conscious selves are only part of our entire Self.
In addition to the personality and roles that we are aware of, there are also complexes buried in our unconscious. One complex is the shadow, our “bad” fhe, which we tend to project onto others of the same sex. We need to fecundate our contrasexual nature. We cannot become aware of our unconscious simply by making a conscious effort to do indiviuation. Rather, we need to tap into our creativity and become open to the archtypes that are all around us in the form of symbols, myths, religion, literature and pretty much anything that seems mysterious and spiritual non-rational.
Our unconscious is also revealed in our dreams. Some specific archtypes to become aware of are: He probably would have enjoyed the current popularity of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Everything in our personal unconscious can theoretically be made conscious, but we only have access to some of what is in the collective unconscious which may be local, national or for all of humanity.
The search for wholeness and imdividuation centered involves embracing something irrational and spiritual: But I thought it was interesting to learn all of the things Jung rejected. He iacobi meditation was withdrawing into fear-ridden passivity. Jung did not believe that Westerners should seek jwcobi through Eastern means, such as Zen Buddhism or yoga. Rather, we should embrace our own cultural archtypes, such as the story of Jonah and the Whale.
He did believe in the concept of grace.
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When our conscience makes us feel guilty, we need to listen for the vox dei. On iindividuation other hand, the conventional mores that comprise society’s moral code may well wayy with iolande personal conscience, and we need to figure out how to follow the “right” conscience and reject the “fake” one. The inner man calls you to your vocation, and you must accept your fate, lest individation be plagued by constant, indefinable anxiety according to the woman who wrote this book.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. Jung thought good and evil were part of the same whole. Evil ever dwells within us; and we should bear this knowledge instead of erecting a facade against evil. Inner peace is gained by becoming whole, and we should not seek perfection.
We need to develop a weltanschauung: To me, the concept seems very similar to Taoism, which is about finding the “Way. If I have an open mind, I can constellate archtypal signs as I embrace both my good side and my evil side.
On the other hand, confronting and embracing all of our complexes is supposed to involve suffering as well individuaton happiness and is not the same as just doing nothing and being unaware of our unconscious. Helped me sort out some mental dilemmas without resorting to corrupt institutions.
I especially like the diagnosis of modern man’s neurosis being a result of spiritually vacuous materialism spawning from fear of death, lack of meaning, and outdated religious doctrine.
The metaphors are all around, all pointing in the same direction, and all unique.
Each path, ultimately, must be taken alone. Dec 15, Katja rated it liked it Shelves: Dieses Buch ist von einer von C.
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Jungs treuen Nachfolgerinnen geschrieben. Aug 21, Sybe Starkenburg rated it it was amazing.
Much of my writings are based on the notion of Jung’s Individuation process or personal growth. Jacobi stands out for her clarity of writing. As relevant today as ever. Very good and systematic review of Jung’s work. This book is good indivicuation for people who want to learn more about analytical psychology or understood Jung’s teachings more precise.
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