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So the practical and cursory nature of the text made the Jungian ideas much more accessible. This is a book about men.

The Mgician is crucial in keeping the other archetypes energized, humane, and in touch with the ultimate purpose of love.

His life is in disarray and he is completely under the spell of the feminine, and is happy only as long as mummy is close. Because its premises are assumed to be true and never argued for, I don’t even know how anyone would critically evaluate the information except as to whether they find it personally appealing or not.

While reading this book, it is easy to find oneself soul-searching and recognizing previously unknown strengths and weaknesses about their being. The list goes on. If the King energy in us is weak, our psyche falls in disarray, and chaos threatens our lands. Refresh and try again.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

It shatters the modern kinng of a stereotypical masculine, replacing it with one of a well balanced, kind, caring, intelligent, and courageous man. Their claim that Islam inherently tends towards aggressive Warrior energy is undermined by their conflation of mainstream Muslims with extremist jihadists.

I often think that although Jung was a little bit arrogant at times, he really saw the archetypes stretching back over mill I think this is counts as a “self-help” book. They have low sense of self-worth, and will endure great self-torment on their way to burnout. He is the guy who has little structure and integrity in life, and who msgician despite his myriad claims to goodness – won’t stand up for a friend in times of need.

Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine. He wants to experience the world as one ongoing big orgasm of hearts uniting as One. He is a master tactician, knowing at all times his limitations, and finds creative ways around them. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover is an exploratory journey that will help men and women reimagine and deepen their understanding of the masculine psyche.


We are sorry for any inconvenience. Bianca said God made her to help people. Jul 12, Amedine Amedine rated it liked it. You begin to structure that blurry image of masculinity. As any man with life experience knows, life is a constant struggle wherein the desired goal is our attainment kinv inner peace as well as the ability to give and receive love fearlessly.

When we are unconscious, we are ruled by an archetype, and typically switch back and forth between the active and passive poles depending on external events. But it’s terrible because the joore suffers gravely from a generational misreading of C.

Wzrrior wonders where the time has gone. The YouTube channel ‘Like Stories of Old’ refers to this book in several video essays, which initially got me excited about the concepts proposed in it. I would have liked a little more in depth, but I can accept this book for what it is: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine from Bookmans.

To help males become more nurturing and mature, Moore and Gillette identify four archetypes of masculine energies from myth and literature: It’s a painful fact that anything that is not brought into light ends up controlling our lives from the shadows. It comes a time in a mans life where getting this book is a gift of existence. It also has a very interesting section on the “rite-of-passage” rituals that have traditionally ushered men from boyhood into manhood, which could be very helpful in designing a hero’s inner journey throughout the course of a book.

It’s not that he doesn’t want to do the right thing. This is a topic worth revisiting. What we learn from this system is that healing and integration becomes possible when we recognize that one archetype dominates too strongly in our psyche, and must be balanced by another, or when we recognize that the archetypes we animate are sourced in the active or passive shadow poles, as opposed to the integrated and mature aspect.

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If one has done much interior exploration, such as that through the Mankind Project NWTA, some of these archetypes will be sometimes uncomfortably familiar. And I have to clean up after it! Let us turn inward. I don’t know whether the authors are right, but I think their ideas are plausible.

They must not be repressed, but be under control, lest cruelty sneak into him while he isn’t looking.

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When you forgive, you love. Jing Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This is literally the first time you’ve mentioned this. The purpose of the Hero archetype, the last archetype of boyhood psychology, is to break free from this bondage to the Feminine. What follows are effectively summaries of the chapters in Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette’s book. With the exception of its reiterations of the most commonly accepted and observed realities that contemporary men face, this book is largely just one unsupported assertion after another.

When we in the Anglosphere think of a King, we think especially of the English kings, men like Richard the Lionhearted or Henry VIII, who had big ideas and big appetites, bundles of energy that got whatever they wanted. A lot of the problems and inner thoughts discussed in the chapters resonated with me. With that in mind, I found the chapter on the Lover the most unbalanced. Nov 21, a rated it did not like it.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover (KWML) – archetypes of the mature Masculine

Give George a headline, and he’s good for another 30 miles. I think the confusion arises from the name. God help me, I kiny it so. If his partner becomes too demanding, requesting a sex life from him he is uncapable to offer, his feelings of imprisonment may propel him out of the relationship and onto the endless road of addiction that is the domain of the Addicted Lover.

And when you love, God’s light shines on you.