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Carl Jung & the Shadow: Why We’re Racist

Tame your inner monster, and you will change the world.


“You can’t legislate love… the President of the United States can’t legislate us into liking each other. We have to step forward and ask questions about each other and engage.“ — Denzel Washington

Racism in the Middle of Nowhere

Understanding Your Darkness

Who Do You Mean?

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.“ — C. G. Jung

Protecting Our Egos Is the Real Problem

“The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either — but right through every human heart.” — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

No One is Holier Than the Other

Racism is only a symptom of not facing the Shadow.

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” — Rumi

Staring Into the Abyss

1. Accept

2. Integrate

3. Transcend



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