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Thoughts to reflect on: Jordan Peterson

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

1. "I don't think that you have any insight whatsoever into your capacity for good until you have some well-developed insight into your capacity for evil."

2. "You can only find out what you actually believe (rather than what you think you believe) by watching how you act. You simply don't know what you believe, before that. You are too complex to understand yourself."

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Psychoanalysis - Carl Jung's Shadow

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Carl Jung and the unconscious

It's hard to imagine a serious talk about psychoanalysis and the human unconscious without considering the work of Carl Gustav Jung. Jung is the founder of the so-called Analytical Psychology, he coined the meaning of the term collective unconscious as we perceive it today. He is forged two of the most used notion when applied to human temperament and an individual's personal traits, qualities, and tendencies towards the world – these are extrovert and introvert. Now, Carl Jung saw the process of personal growth and maturing as a journey towards the self, towards wholeness and inner peace between both conscious and unconscious parts of our psyche. There are different psychological beings that we can meet on that dangerous adventure. They are called archetypes. They are the basics of our consciousness: collective and universal, or personal and intimate complexes of memory, emotions, and thoughts. To name the most important and distinctive archetypes that Jung pointed out, we can't miss: the shadow, the persona, the trickster, the wise old man, the divine child, and last but not least, anima and animus.

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