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King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine - Conclusion: Accessing the Archetypal Powers of the Mature Masculine Summary & Analysis

Robert L. Moore
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Conclusion: Accessing the Archetypal Powers of the Mature Masculine Summary and Analysis

The authors believe that there has never been a time when the mature male archetypes dominate in human life and that the species has always been forced to live in a state of infantilism. The Kings, Warriors, Magicians and Lovers of ancient times who helped people navigate their lives are not accessible today at a time when they are desperately needed. The four masculine archetypes rise individually during different periods of time when their particular powers were necessary to move civilization forward. The challenge for today's man is to integrate the four types into his own individuality to become fully functioning.

The authors suggest four techniques for a man to access the mature archetypes in his own life: Active Imagination Dialogue, Invocation, Admiring Men and Acting "As If." Active...

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