Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche Setting & Symbolism

Robert A. Johnson
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The Persona

The persona is the image that each man wants to present to the world.

The Ego

The ego is the part of the personality that protects the individual and his persona. The ego selects only those elements that will place the individual in good light.

The Shadow

The Shadow is that part of the personality that is dark and neglected and even hidden. It is the receptacle of all those things that the individual has learned are evil and therefore has learned to hide them.

The Catholic Mass

The old or traditional Catholic Mass was the one religious ceremony that encompassed both the dark and the light and the good and the evil in its ceremony. However, in modern times the Catholic Mass has been pared down to be more acceptable to a broader range of people and no longer gives values to both natures of...

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