Carl Jung Archetypes

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Many say that your enemies define you; yet, I believe that what truly defines you is your way of thinking; your perspective of things and your philosophy. However, even when men try to establish order within their inner selves in the midst of a relentless chaos by building the foundations of their principals, they can sometimes clash with the welfare of others. Therefore, I would ponder the possibility of ending my life with dignity in the face of a terminal disease for the sake of my loved ones, even if it means a direct altercation with my psyche and my morality.

Carl Jung’s archetypes explain that the psyche is fragmented in two, the Self and the Shadow, which must harmonically coexist; this component of Jungian psychology deeply relates to one’s inner conflict when in the face of a predicament, just like the one exposed previously. In truth, finding said balance is imperative and that is why I believe that no yielding to the illness would the be the better decision in accord to my principles. Life is worth fighting for; this is a doctrine I zealously follow as succumbing in this situation would render the advances in medicine moot from a perspective. Furthermore, following thaws way of thinking could, in a way, save lives as innovations in medical research could be achieved due to one’s fighting spirit, perseverance, self assurance and will to live.
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This phrase alludes to the inherent responsibility of men as beings with free will. With that being said, the harsh truth is that one cannot take a rash decision without considering those around; a tough situation, indeed, but one where the stakes demand for the best decision to be
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