The Shadow: A Jungian Archetype

Jan Malique points to an interesting article on the Jungian concept of The Shadow in the self.

Strange Goings On In The Shed

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“Shadow. Hidden or unconscious aspects of oneself, both good and bad, which the ego has either repressed or never recognized.”


I’ve been reflecting on the entity known as The Shadow for many years, and especially more so in these unsettling times. It seems the negative and troubling aspects of this phenomenon is wreaking havoc (or should that be revenge?) on a grand scale. 

Perhaps we should take a closer look at its nature and anatomy. That is with the aim of revealing its true face to our gaze. The link below leads to an insightful article.

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