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Trivia About King, Warrior, Ma Prejudice against darker-skinned people is old as shit too but that doesn’t mean it’s right. He will even develop godly pretensions to cover up his enormous insecurity. Great book about masculinity and the four male achetypes that all mature masculine man have in them.

Redefining age-old concepts of masculinity, Jungian analysts Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette make the argument that mature masculinity is not abusive or giolette, but generative, creative, and empowering of the self and others. This is a book about men. And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’ve seen much of the rest of the world. Showing its age, this one. It is important to recognize that when we are not in conscious relationship with an archetype, we are automatically ruled by its bipolar shadow. Whatever voices are within us, our primary mission in life is to conduct them from being gillettd cacophony to being a beautiful and powerful choir.

Sometimes unfamiliar voices may shock or delight, and sometimes worn out voices may become so irritating, so jarring, so profoundly removed from what we want to hear, that we come to hate ourselves.

There isn’t much empirical evidence to support the supposed ancient wisdom. Driven to succeed, quick to think, quick mooer work, charismatic. A true hedonist, he throws himself into a neverending and exhausting search for sensual fulfillment, without ever really knowing what he truly looks for. One needn’t look too far to find things that don’t match either. He is, in other words, opposed to all the other archetypes. I love it more than my life.


As there is sex addiction there are art addictions. I couldn’t find it at my local new bookstores, but you can find it online new or used.

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He is sexually bu, and will withdraw from all demands that are placed on him and his sexuality. The YouTube channel ‘Like Stories of Old’ refers to this book in several video essays, which initially got me excited kijg the concepts proposed in it.

I was so excited, in fact, that I didn’t think twice about ordering 1-day shipping when I got it on amazon! Open Preview See a Problem? The newsletter signup form in the sidebar will help you keep up to date.

So that is the home work for now: So these archetypes can provide some guidance. The authors also make some problematic statements. Nonetheless, the convergence is striking. The Lover is like the Influencer. 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.

This is a topic worth revisiting. He is chronically depressed, and feels cut off from himself and others. A guide to men’s archetypes, emotions, and the development of the mature masculine in the world today.

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

In the legends, the story always ends when the hero returns having slain the dragon, rescued the princess, and received the kingdom as reward. Feb 03, Benjamin Espen rated it really liked it. These archetypes didn’t just suddenly become ‘wrong’ in some generations. I know that after reading this book, the heroes I create in the future will have that much more depth to them.

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And the fact that it was directly related to masculinity made it a deeper connection. Quotes from King, Warrior, Ma As a result we now have a shortage of the mature masculine psyche and have too many men who act like boys.

He is a master at manipulating others into thinking that it really wasn’t his doing, a carefully crafted puppet theatre conducted behind the smokescreen of the Manipulator. The problem with this is that we end up with a very limited view of masculinity, one rooted in insecurity and the desire for sex, fame, money, and power. Under the DiSC system, the Dominant type seems like the natural leader.

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

I suspect thi A fascinating deep-dive into the psycho-spiritual development of a man, and the pitfalls in the path. With my strong love of mythology and philosophy, there was a lot of material covered in this book that connected with me deeply and instantly. The book takes a andd at the 4 main masculine archetypes and how they manifest in the male psyche.

A lost lover who seeks something that doesn’t exist as ‘we seek the perfect vase-like body to drink for our lusts but never getting enough. One of the main arguments in the book is that in the modern world we have shunned rituals and ceremonies that traditionally ‘killed’ the boyhood and gave ‘birth’ to manhood.