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Day: June 30, 2012

The Slaying of the Minotaur

The Slaying of the Minotaur

We are all linked together in a Psychic-mesh by common instinctual motifs, “mental forms whose presence cannot be explained by anything in the individual’s own life and which seem to be aboriginal, innate, and inherited shapes of the human mind” (C.G. Jung). Jung called these “archetypes of the collective unconscious.” The claim that these motifs exist among all cultures has been much heralded by Joseph Campbell, author of many books on comparative mythology. Campbell presents strong inductive evidence for the…

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