Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche Topics for Discussion

Robert A. Johnson
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Explain what the ego, the shadow, and the persona are. What are the relationships between them?

Why is it important for man not to ignore his shadow? What purpose does the shadow have in our lives?

What does the projection of one's shadow upon another entail? Why is such projection a bad thing for both individuals involved?

What is true religion and how does Western civilization misuse the concept? What is the Latin root of the word "religion?"

Explain the contradictory nature of Western civilization as it relates to its secular and religious side. How does the dollar bill encapsulate the opposing sides of society?

What is paradox? Why is it ideal for an individual to reach paradox? Why is it both difficult to withstand and why is it the ultimate religious experience?

What is the mandala and what cultures can it be found...

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