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THE BESTSELLING, generally HERALDED, JUNGIAN advent TO THE mental origin OF A MATURE, actual, AND REVITALIZED MASCULINITY."The writer tackle the tricky activity of isolating guy from boy via excavating 'psychological evidence' from

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They are the image makers that artists and poets and religious prophets are so close to. Jung related them directly to the instincts in other animals. Most of us are familiar with rhe fact that baby ducks soon after they are hatched attach themselves to whomever or whatever is walking by at the time. This phenomenon is called imprinting. " It doesn't have to learn-from the outside. as it were-what a caretaker 9 I0 King, Warrior; Magician, Lover is. The archetype for caretaker comes on line shortly after the duckling comes into this world.

He is. or seems to be. " The Dummy's ineptitude, however. is frequently less than honest. He may grasp far more than he shows. and his duncclikc behavior may mask a hidden grandiosity that feels itself roo imponant (as well as too vulnerable) to come into the world. Thus, intimately intenwined with a secret Know-It-All. the Dummy is also a Trickster. The Oedipal Child All the immature masculine energies are overly tied. one way or another, to Mother, and are deficient in their experience of the nurturing and mature masculine.

Oedipus married her and took his father's throne. H was only years later. when blight descended upon the kingdom. that the awful truth was uncovered. and Oedipus. the wrongful king. was cast down. The underlying psychological truth in the story is that Oedipus was inflated. He was struck down by the gods for killing his father (the "god") and marrying his mother (the "goddess"). Thus. he was destroyed for the unconscious inflation of his unconscious pretensions to godhood. For every child. from a developmemal point of view, Mother is the goddess and Father is the god.

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