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Carl Jung and Other Mythologies: Freud and the Freudians
Carl Jung and Other Mythologies Freud and the Freudians Author:Robert P. Craig, Helen M. Gore-Laird (Editor) This book is both about Carl Jung and not about Carl Jung. Jung would have found he above sentence delightful, since he constantly lived in, with, and through contradictions, dualisms, and oppositionals. Finally, Jung discovered that the land of Paradox is also the land of fertility. — Although this book attempts to explicate the basic thought, s... more »tructure, and concepts inherent in Jung's conceptual world, there also is a practical side. That is, basic Jungian concepts will be applied to the art and practice of schooling and educational leadership.
This book, then is both about the "great" and the feelings of "aloneness, meaninglessness, and abandonness." That is, maturity (what Jung terms Individuation) is not a consistent upward spiral. To go up, one must first have gone down. The going up, or ascending, is fun; usually it is quite a pleasant trip. Descending, by its very nature, is not so pleasant. However, both are essential in the human journey.« less