Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women - Study Guide Book 2, Goddesses: Chapter 2, Activation Summary & Analysis

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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This chapter focuses on a particular of Jungian therapy. The theory goes that there are archetypal qualities and patterns around. They are part of the atmosphere and part of nothing at the same time. The Jungian system describes a distinct difference between inactive and active archetypes. Active ones may be said to have been 'triggered'. In this case, being 'set off' is not a bad thing, but rather often a good one. The author expresses it to readers the same way that she was taught it. Jung himself told students of his psychological theory that when an archetype has been activated, it is much like when crystals form extensively because of activated processes. In this respect, readers can also view this as the difference between seeds that 'take' in the soil and go ahead and grow, and plants that...

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