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The Undiscovered Self
Written three years before his death, The Undiscovered Self combines acuity with concision in masterly fashion and is Jung at his very best. Offering clear and crisp insights into some of his major theories, such as the duality of human nature, the unconscious, human instinct and spirituality, Jung warns against the threats of totalitarianism and political and social ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge
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This is not a review, just thoughts. The title makes it sound like some kind of self-help book, but this is Jung. He makes a major point, that the the individual is under assault is mind control from all kind of mass organisations, from religion to State power. In this, he seems to have predicted the movements and individualism of the 60s and 70s. I wonder what he would have made of Woodstock. Anyway, this book is mainly about the dangers of mass mentality and an unthinking adherence to macro ...more