Jung and Yoda


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The archetype of spirit in the shape of a man, hobgoblin, or animal always appears in a situation where insight, understanding, good advice, determination, planning, etc., are needed but cannot be mustered on one’s own resources.

The archetype compensates this state of spiritual deficiency by contents designed to fill the gap.

 

“The Phenomenology of the Spirit in Fairytales”
Collected Works 9i
Paragraph 398
 

 

 

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