Jung and the Shadow

“The psychological rule says that when an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside as fate. That is to say, when the individual remains undivided and does not become conscious of his inner opposite, the world must perforce act out the conflict and be torn into opposing halves.”

Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is
embodied in the individual’s conscious life,
the blacker and denser it is.
At all counts, it forms an unconscious snag,
thwarting our most well-meant intentions.

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, 
there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.


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milan said...

Cool blog :)

Loving the Osho post from 2.20.2008 btw...

md said...

osho is soooo controversial, it's part of his charm, and his message rings bells even today.....maybe even more so now...