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What is the anima?
The anima refers to the feminine principle as present in the male unconscious.
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What is the animus?
The animus refers to the masculine principle as present in the female unconscious.
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What is an archetype?
An archetype is an 'image generator'. They are distinct from the actual images they generate. They are inherited from our ancestors.
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What is the 'God Within'?
The 'God within' is the approach that internalises the idea of God and so rejects the idea of an external objective God.
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What is individuation?
Individuation is the process by which individuals integrate the conscious and unconscious parts of their personality. It results in a balanced personality through the acceptance of the various archetypes into the conscious mind.
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What is the libido?
Libido is the psyche's sexual drive.
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What is the oedipus complex?
The oedipus complex is the sexual attraction of a boy to his mother and simultaneous fear of his father.
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What is the shadow?
The shadow represnts the darker sides of our personality. i.e. jealousy, spite, pride, selfishness.
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