A Personal Myth

“I was to ask myself in all seriousness: ‘what is the myth you are living?’ … I took it upon myself to get to know ‘my’ personal myth, and I regarded this as the task of tasks – for – so I told myself – how could I, when treating my patients, make due allowance for the personal factor, for my personal equation, which is yet so necessary for a knowledge of the other person, if I was unconscious of it?”

Carl Gustav Jung, “The Red Book” 

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