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Well, Bianca can help you. In the psyche of the man, the King archetype is the central archetype, around which the rest of the psyche is organized.

She’s got nurse’s training. The warrior is not a thinker, he is a doer. These archetypes didn’t just suddenly become ‘wrong’ in some generations.

I often think that although Jung was a little bit arrogant at times, he really saw the archetypes stretching back over mill I think this is counts as a “self-help” book.

The seminal work lovsr Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette that underlies this article.

Llover book helps in a way yo build maturity in boys. His life is in disarray and he is completely under the spell of the feminine, and is happy only as long as mummy is close.

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The differences between a boy and a man should be apparent, but in our current cultural climate, we seem to have lost this understanding. The authors also make some problematic statements.



If you’re gonna try to make a point, and gain some pop culture cred, I suggest actually watching the movie you want to reference. Through his feeling capacity, he is finely attuned to people’s energy, capable of reading them like an open book. The Magician has the capacity to detach from events – the chaos of the world – and draw on essential truths and resources deep within him. We become so uprooted in ourselves, separated from our true core, that we mkore ourselves through external factors.

He thinks clearly in times of crisis, and enables us to take a broader view of things.

He is not centered in himself and lacks inner peace and harmony, and is prone to paranoia. These are but a few ideas. Lists with This Book. I had to spit out the Kool-Aid. An excellent exploration of the male psyche from a Jungian perspective. This is literally the first time you’ve mentioned this. Nov 21, a rated it did not like it. The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity. The Warrior’s purpose is often to destroy, but the mature warrior destroys only that which is negative and harmful to the world.

I don’t know whether the authors are right, but I think their ideas are plausible.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

That feeling is all he lives for, so he is not prepared to share his knowledge, unless the price is right and even then probably withholding crucial details. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover are four basic building blocks in the psych of a psychologically mature adult male.


The purpose of the Hero archetype, the last archetype of boyhood psychology, is to break free from this bondage to the Feminine. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The Lover is crucial in keeping the other archetypes energized, humane, and in touch with the ultimate purpose of love.

View all 10 comments. The Lover seeks beauty in all its forms, and delights in it.

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The Tyrant is the active pole of the Shadow King. And the fact that it was directly related to masculinity made it a deeper connection. It’s a good introduction; not very deep. Do you believe a man can change his destiny? Did you hear that? For me the negative aspects were especially useful.