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Divided into elements, the 1st specializes in theoretical recommendations with detailed connection with the constitution of the psyche, whereas the second one contains extra medical fabric. either exemplify the London Society's curiosity in early life and the improvement of rules in regards to the use of reductive research in the Jungian framework

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1 5 1 - 6 ) . The emergence of symbols recognized as such marks a stage of the individuation process that involves the fitting together of the opposites, an aim which logic cannot attain; only symbols make this irrational union possible. They are produced spontaneously by the unconscious and are amplified by the conscious mind. The central symbols of this process describe the self—man's totality, the teleios anthropos, the complete man, whose symbols are the divine child and its synonyms. . The encounter between conscious and unconscious has to ensure that the light which shines in the darkness is not only comprehended by the darkness, but comprehends it (Jung, 1952, p.

41). A few words may be said about the healing value of mystical symbols and their uniting power. It strikes the inquirer rather forcibly that the more they delve into the profundity of their meditations the more the mystics agree with each other. It is equally noteworthy that, in contrast with the mystics, philosophers usually find their doctrines incompatible (Schultz, 1907, p. 26) the more they try to explicate them. The analytical procedure calls to mind that Heraclitus in his n t h Fragment says that the God whose oracle is at Delphi neither speaks nor conceals but hints.

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