Carl Jung’s Archetypes: The Self - Deepstash

Carl Jung’s Archetypes: The Self

  • The Self is a circle, or ‘zero’, which represents the unified unconsciousness and consciousness of an individual.
  • Individuation is a process in which all aspects of our personality are integrated and in harmony.
  • The ego is the center of consciousness, but the self is at the center of our personality. An ego is false most of the time, but a self is always authentic and real.
  • Our personality is not just our consciousness, but also our ego and our unconsciousness.
  • If the circumference of a circle is our self, the ego is just the dot at the center.


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