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T0 what extent has god been
explained away by Jung's
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Jung's Explanation For
Religion
Religion stems from the Archetypes.
These are situated in the collective
unconscious mind.
An Archetype is part of the structure of
the mind, which innately generates
certain kinds of images. Examples
include shadow, animus, anima, God and
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God As An Archetype
God images are generated by the God
Archetype.
We can never prove whether or not God
exists objectively outside the mind.
One criticism that was made was of
individuation which fails to explain the
uniqueness of God images from
different religions.…read more

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0 6 `There is a strong relationship between religion
and unbalanced mental health.'
To what extent do you agree with this view?
Agree with view
Freud ­ religion is a neurosis and
could be seen as a cause of mental
illness.
Can heighten guilt and reduce self
esteem.
Use freuds arguments…read more

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0 6 `There is a strong relationship between religion
and unbalanced mental health.'
To what extent do you agree with this view?
Disagree with view
Expect some critique of Freud's views.
Freud saw that religion can bring
comfort
therefore can help mental health and / or
source of religion as reasoned /
objective.
Candidates may also refer to Jung who
had a positive view.…read more

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