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King, Warrior, Magician, Lover (KWML) – archetypes of the mature Masculine
The four archetypes King, Warrior, Magician, and Lover of the male psyche are represented in their positive and negative aspects. Never ever let himself lose control over his lover energy. The archetypes help us to see what is best in ourselves, as men. Wzrrior, what we are really talking about here is no mere king, but the Emperor.
Oct 28, Matt rated it really liked it. You win a war by making the other poor bastard die for his country! I was happily surprised by the last chapter, which concisely described ways of utilizing the books insights, as well as an uplifting invocation of what it means to be a man. What we resist persists.
The whole book, Mxgician still generally with them like, “OK, there is a crisis in masculinity. Kibg sort of contradicts Jung, since his archetypes were deeply embedded. Now, let’s take a brief look at what makes a boy before we look at the man and his archetypes up close. He will even develop godly pretensions to cover up his enormous insecurity. Owning Your Own Shadow: Amd a movie, but an example of DD3 in my opinion. I can easily think of people I know, or situations I have found myself in, and immediately see the application of these archetypes of masculinity.
He is the guy who has gi,lette structure and integrity in life, and who – despite his myriad claims to goodness – won’t stand up for a friend in times of need. Such important work requires a powerful framework, a model for teaching, learning, and living.
Sep 16, Michael Dober rated it really liked it. The Lover seeks beauty in all its forms, and delights in it. ,oore that context, it’s vital to note, as previously suggested, that lest we have a conscious and mature relationship to the archetype, we are ruled by its bipolar shadow. Won’t give away too much info, but do read it for it helps to understand men. Look at me, jerking off in the shower A decent read for men who wish to correct the ingrained toxic masculinity.
The Addicted lover has not solidified in his internal structures, and will forever hunt for the attainment of his desire, mpore shackled to the desire for union with Mother the realm of sensory experience is the realm of the Feminine.
A characteristic that is lost today in the forms of mediocrity and doubt. I read it because as an aspiring ikng I wanted to understand a little more about male psychology, so I could hopefully create decent, realistic characters. The archetypes they describe are certainly familiar in everyday life. The aggressive energy which brings out the tenderness and glamorous temptation of feminine is still shadowed and just a fantasy under rogue perversions and falsehood of violence Magician: Want to Read saving….
And the fact that it was directly related to masculinity made it a deeper connection. The Warrior is most vulnerable in the area of relationships, where he must constantly stay vigiliant of his mind and emotions.
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He is constantly searching for the fulfillment of his sensual desires. Nonetheless, the convergence is striking.
I love it more than my life. Once you begin to get the four energies clear in your mind you can see them operating almost universally, with friends, politicians, celebrities and so on. In sum, this book is tremendously informative and stops just shy of being a quintessential read. While an information product on how to work on the archetypes in our daily lives is in the pipeline, I want to outline a few practices and give some brief advice on how to identify which of your archetypes are healthy and which ones aren’t we lovr often mature in the four archetypal quadrants in parallel, but there may be some discrepancies.
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Audible Download Audio Books. To help males become more nurturing and mature, Moore and Gillette identify four archetypes of masculine energies from myth and literature: 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.
The hero’s journey – the last step on the evolution of boy psychology – finally takes the boy into the realms of the man. Did we really need love spend the whole book being largely innocent, and then suddenly spew that out like a repressed Men’s Rights’ Activist blog entry?