Lesson 6 of 10
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Points to Ponder

Azin July 3, 2022

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The Shadow is not a pond. It is a deep vast ocean that Jung warns us against diving into it.

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The Shadow and The Mask archetypally interact.

Audio Anima Animus Shadow

Photo courtesy Jürgen Klauke
As deeply interconnected the Anima and the Animus are they are Shadow to each other.

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Caliban on a Branch, by Odilon Redon

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Parents’ Complex

Children grow in the Shadow of their parents. Later, they manifest and show them their Shadow side.

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fear, suffering, death greatest Shadows.

When the SHADOW is SHAME


“Our need to be “greater than” or “less than” has been a defense against toxic shame. A shameful act was committed upon us. The perpetrator walked away, leaving us with the shame. We absorbed the notion that we are somehow defective. To cover for this we constructed a false self, a masked self. And it is this self that is the overachiever or the dunce, the tramp or the puritan, the powermonger or the pathetic loser.”


― Maureen Brady

Art by, Lishan Chong