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King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine - The King and The Warrior Summary & Analysis

Robert L. Moore
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The King and The Warrior Summary and Analysis

The King is the primal energy in all men and comes first in the integration of the other three archetypes of the mature man. "The good and generative King is also a good Warrior, a positive Magician, and a great Lover." The King, Page 49 The King is the matured version of The Divine Child whose selfishness is replaced by the mature man's selflessness. It is The King archetype that allows man to be more Godlike than any of the other archetypes.

There are two functions associated with The King archetype that make the transition from Boy psychology to Man psychology possible: ordering and the providing of fertility and blessing.

Theoretically, The King inhabits the center of the world and provides orderliness and organization to everything within its sphere of influence. In mythology, religion and folk tales, The...

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