Re: CG Jung
- What is "True or Highest Self Animus" in Aristotle/Steiner terminology?
> Kim brought;
> "The one which is the most interesting in this context is the one which
> is described by Aristotle.
> "Its split in three groups, the Body, the Soul, and the Spirit. Each
> part can again be split in three, the body as Physical, Ether, and
> Sentient body, and the soul as Sentient, Intellectual, and Consciousness
> soul, and the Spirit as Spirit self, Life spirit, and Spirit body. In my
> diagram I have placed the Sentient body partly in the Etheric and partly
> in the Astral body, and with the Sentient soul in the Astral body. The
> Sentient Soul and Body are nearly knit. But, of course, there is no
> Guarantee of the correctness of the diagram.
> The layers of ManSteiner AristotleFeminine associationsUsage In
> DreamsManWoman1PhysicalPhysical Body
> 2EthericEther or Life body ThreptikonLilithAnimaAnimusSentient body
> Aesthetikon3AstralSentient soul
> Maria Magdalene
> Lower I
> 4Ego NousIntellectual or Mind soul KinetikonMaria, Cleophas
> wifeConsciousness soul
> Virgin SophiaHigher I5Manas Transformed astral bodySpirit self
> The Teacher6Buddhi Transformed etherbodyLife spiritThe World Mother
> 7Atma Transformed physical bodySpirit body
> The original is in "What are the feminine and masculine sides we all
> talk about? <http://kimgraaemunch.wordpress.com/> ".
> I see the Sentient soul as a main contributor to the Shadow, the Persona
> is approximately the same as the Lower 'I' (Steiner) and the
> Consciousness soul is approximately the same as the Higher 'I'
> I used Anim* as a short form of Anima or Animus where *= ['a', 'us'].
> The Shadow (Jung) I see as debris flowing around in the unconscious mind
> blocking the Chakras. They are the background for the plot of the
> The False Ego's are the persona's we set up when relating to other
> people to hide us behind, protect our selves, or to impress other
> persons. Their role in the dreams are to show that they are there and to
> remove them you have to recognize them. There can of course be persons
> in the dream which is only pure statists, but then they will be out of
> focus, they will be difficult to remember.
> Kind Regards,
> Bradford comments;
> Below are some cuts from my book, "Romeo's Guide to Love" for all those
> unfamiliar with anything to do with Anthro concepts I try to develop
> interior soul insights that delve into how we encounter each other and
> depths that can be reached and what to look for in the encounters we
> have - aside from gaining a larger customer base with more restaurant
> bidness. So I was very interested awhile ago when you started presenting
> the above chart, because I had already finished this chapter on Anima
> and Animus and how same sex and opposite sex relations arise as soul
> dynamics.Because it is our etheric body that is opposite to our physical
> sex, a great deal of our specific attractions also have to do with what
> we carry and what has been imprinted in our etheric bodies from the past
> and also from the current incarnation.
> "In Romeo's guide to Love our understanding of the mysteries of love
> also requires us to `get a grip' on the actual mirroring
> processes that no longer requires love to masquerade merely in the
> flirtations of the opposite sexes but it now appears everywhere as an
> equal opportunity educator for any combination of the sexes.
> Dancing in the Shadows by Laura BryannanChapter 14THE WOMAN'S INNER
> "Jungian psychology teaches that each man has his feminine side (his
> anima), and each woman has her masculine side (her animus). In the
> simplest terms, the anima in every person is in tune with Spirit. It is
> the part of us which receives inspiration, knowing and guidance from the
> Universe. The animus is the part of everyone which acts on these
> inspirations. It conceives plans, creates, follows through, and protects
> us from interference until the job is done. How the inner feminine and
> masculine elements interact together in a woman's psyche often has an
> impact on the quality of her relationships--an area of struggle for most
> "Our Highest Self contains the "blueprints" for our inner male in
> its most balanced and positive form. At the day-to-day personality
> level, however, we find that the positive qualities of our inner male
> have been warped, changed or stolen through interaction with the men in
> our lives as we grew up. Women who were abused by men, in particular,
> often have a cruel, sadistic or perverted inner male that tells them
> they're stupid, ugly, fat, they'll never amount to anything, etc. This
> personality-level inner male I'll call the Programmed Animus (as opposed
> to the True or Highest Self Animus).
> "Since what we harbor inside of us we tend to attract to us, it is
> no surprise that women abused by men when they were children often
> continue to encounter abusive men as adults.
> It is important, then, to seek out your inner male and make his
> acquaintance. Discovering who he is, what he wants, and the kinds of
> things he tends to say to you is the first step. Too often, women take
> what their Programmed Animus says to them in their head as reality. For
> example, a woman may be quaking in her shoes contemplating the prospect
> of an important job interview. But instead of pampering and taking care
> of that scared part of herself, a voice in her head screams at it to
> stop whimpering, tells it that it's stupid and, for all intents and
> purposes, kicks it down the basement stairs and locks it up. Just who is
> the tyrant terrorizing this woman's inner child? Her Programmed Animus.
> "One friend named her Programmed Animus Mr. Thor, after the Norse
> thunder god, because he seemed to be throwing lightening bolts at her
> all the time. Isolating his voice from your own true voice is a good way
> to begin taking back control of your life. When you know more about him,
> you'll be less likely to take what he says as reality."
> The Ka (also termed our etheric body) has traveled down the halls
> of time and has become what is known today in psychology as our anima
> and animus, in case you didn't catch that. These terms could be
> grasped and understood in Jungian psychology schools and text studies if
> it at all interested us. But Hey! With a hot piece of warmed and ready
> nooky who gives a flying, ding-a-ling about Egypt, Jung or the physics
> of the soul outlined by the Nobel Prize winner, Wolfgang Pauli.
> Back to our regularly scheduled program: the anima and animus or our
> individual Ka contains the secret that unlocks the riddle of our sexes
> and sexual orientations. Of course nooky does play a small part in the
> big picture of Romance. If we did the math on the amount of time spent
> in the sack with great sex, on say a monthly basis, we would find that
> most of us live and have lived for candy and treats like addictive
> puppies and our lives revolve around getting some petting and having
> love candy treats gurgling down our throats.
> Our sexual orientations the history of the ancient Ka and psychologies
> current Anima and Animus are, for Romeo's seekers, at this age
> range, just a heads-up alert for what most of us have already
> encountered while in the sexual predator jungle and the petting zoo.
> Nobody learns, or takes seriously, the invisible lymphatic, etheric
> designer in us, but it is this karmic etheric system in us that reveals
> the stronger or weaker aspects of how male we are as women or how female
> we are as men. This powerful invisible designer system can be traced
> back to the Ka and to the current 20th and 21st century Anima and Animus
> karmic disposition we have brought with us into this incarnation.
> This specialized anima or animus disposition is here to help guide us in
> this incarnation with all our new lessons we wanted to learn just how
> universal love operates, how universal love is and how love arises in
> everything, not merely in society approved stereotypical behavior.
> We have brought our inner dispositions into life with us so there is no
> actual gay or lesbian gene. It is rather part of our unique, immortal
> and individual working blueprint or Soul/Ka. Certainly our dispositions
> and tendencies can reveal themselves early or late in bi or both or
> same-sex sexual encounters. No matter what the encounters the lessons of
> love will be universal so we can't really cling to the idea that we
> are some special marginalized, maligned group with special needs. The
> lessons of love and relationships are universal and standardized as well
> as wonderfully and artistically individualized just because of the
> opportunity of bi-sexuality.
> The fact is and there is no getting around the fact that Christ put our
> immortality on the cross in a male form because the male form carries
> the bi-sexual reality of the resurrection in the XY sexual chromosome,
> that serves both men and women and serves both sexes. So therefore the
> King of Love and the King of remaking a whole humanity and dispelling
> the guilt and sin of the fall, has everything to do with XY chromosome
> bi-sexuality relationships that instruct us in every aspect of love.
> From brotherhood, sisterhood, to love of the sanctity of childhood, to
> love of wisdom, love of both heaven and earth we as humanity are
> here on Earth to learn every jot and tittle of the whole gamut of
> love's mysteries.
> ...The secret mixture of feminine and masculine, our outward sex, has an
> enormous amount to do with the true mixture of our inner sex. For the
> most part, nobody figures all this out by twenty-one, rather it takes
> from 21 28 + 28 35 + 35 42; all of which we will cover
> later in Romeo's guide to Love. For the kicker here is that each of
> us have a mirrored opposite to our outer visible sexual being and this
> inner opposite sets up and calls forth from us our own unique sexual
> orientations and emotional attractions.
> Each of us carries a male animus if we are female and men carry their
> own female mirror. And this is the answer to the riddle of Love that has
> shown itself in same sex attractions. It isn't in our genes although
> great sexual attraction can certainly appear in jeans. Science is too
> busy blaming everything on genes when they should be blaming everything
> on jeans.
> It is the different mixes in each person of how strong their feminine
> traits dominate or how strongly their masculine traits dominate that
> unlock a deeper layer of the mystery of our sexual preferences. And this
> does not depend on our birth sex; it rather depends on our inner anima
> or animus, (etheric body) male or female domination.
> Here the term dominating disposition can be the start of a whole, whole
> lot of fun one way or the other.
> Everyone gets all the bells and whistles and all the equipment of a
> standard endocrine system, but what makes you so unique and so special
> is how the whole package comes together with your unique spiritual and
> personality traits and requirements. Yet the best-kept secret in
> psychology and biology is that our unique soul-body directs all the
> equipment and functions of our bodies; secretes the chemicals,
> pheromones, hormones and juices and gives each of us our individual
> scent, sound, walk, and STAR MAP.
> The Ka, like the Charioteer or the Anima and Animus are the Animators,
> the drives and all the stuff people don't see that make up the real
> us. People have to get to know us before we feel at ease with revealing
> all our stuff. Part of our stuff, are our bodies. But our bodies are
> just the tip of a vast iceberg that hides below the surface our entire
> karmic history and all our intimate potential gifts and scars.
> Our bodies to some are some of the best parts of our stuff. Here-Here!
> To others what is truly in the heart and character becomes the richest
> treasure of all of our stuff. But we all got stuff and most of the best
> of our stuff isn't visible to anyone but us and mostly not even to
> us because we ain't bin educated to look below the surface.
> In this same biographical time frame of our endocrine awakening, our
> spiritual Ka's allows us to become open road warriors and get inside
> our CARS. The secret of sitting inside a fast car with all the controls
> comes from the same Egyptian word, KA, carried down through the
> centuries and coming alive in the word CAR.
> America has a profound and strange connection to ancient Egypt and one
> of the most common windows to this strange little mystery revolves
> around the word CAR and the Egyptian word KA.