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Diffusing the Clash of Otherness in Projective and Complex-Discharging Fields

Kathryn C. Madden
Journal of Religion and Health
Vol. 50, No. 3 (September 2011), pp. 543-549
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41349812
Page Count: 7
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Diffusing the Clash of Otherness in Projective and Complex-Discharging Fields
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Abstract

Given the frequent tendencies of our institutional structures to undergo splitting, how does analytical psychology give us some pointers in knowing how to diffuse the "complex-discharging-fields" generated by such, often unconscious, conflicts? How does a Jungian understanding help with suffering the shadow in one's self, become more conscious, explore the places of self-doubt and self-loathing which trigger or are triggered by the shadow projections of others? Can we learn to dis-identify from the "identities" projected onto us by others while, at the same time, withdrawing our projections onto them? Can we honor the democracy of the psyche?

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