Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche Themes

Robert A. Johnson
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Paradox

Man reaches his apex when he attains a state of paradox. In this state, man finds himself between his ego and dark side and has achieved a recognition recognizes the value and necessity of each. In this state, he is preparing and on his way to making the closest connection possible with God. In paradox, the concept that it is both good and bad to win is logical. The man in a paradoxical state allows both sides of a question to have equal value and voice. He does not favor one over the other. His patience in refraining from taking sides ultimately results in God's presence and a natural and effortless conclusion to any matter in which the dark and light are at odds.

With man in a paradoxical state, he is able to discover the benefits of the dark side - elements of his personality and nature...

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