Posted by: starcatsastrology | December 31, 2009

Carl Jung Quote

Happy New Year 2010

“The collective unconscious appears to consist of mythological motifs or primordial images, for which reason the myths of all nations are its real exponents. In fact the whole of mythology could be taken as a sort of projection of the collective unconscious. We can see this most clearly if we look at the heavenly constellations, whose originally chaotic forms are organized through the projection of images. This explains the influence of the stars as asserted by astrologers. These influences are nothing but unconscious instrospective perceptions of the collective unconscious.” — from Jung’s lecture “The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious,” Collected Works.

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