The great catastrophe of Jung’s generation was the rise of Nazi Germany and WWII. His insights into the collective psyche of nations remain relevant today as we grapple with war and violence worldwide.
Prepare to discover how collective hysteria and moral downfall lead to loss of individual responsibility and susceptibility to authoritarian control, whether collective guilt and the psychological impact of evil affects not just perpetrators but entire societies leading to collective moral crisis, when national fixations on power and technological prowess compensate for deep-seated inferiority, why lack of introspection leads to catastrophic consequences, the value of internal reckoning and moral awakening, which societal reforms are futile without individual psychological transformation and so much more…
HERE’S THE FIRST SHARK DREAM WE ANALYZE:
“I discovered a river inlet in the city I used to live in. I take the guy I am seeing there. He wants to go for a swim, but I tell him he shouldn’t as there are probably a lot of tiger sharks in there. He jumps in and swims out away from the jetty. He immediately gets attacked by a shark. I know I should jump in to save him, but I am too scared of the shark. I put my arm in the water, grab the shark’s tail, and pull it back towards me. I poke the shark in the eye as I know this is their weak spot, and I pull the guy out of the water. He has lost both his legs and an arm. I am sobbing, asking him to please hold on. I called my mum to ask her what I should do, and she told me to call an ambulance. I do, and he survives, but he has lost both his legs and an arm.”
HERE’S THE SECOND SHARK DREAM WE ANALYZE:
“First, there was a part about overthrowing an oppressive regime by undermining a female associate of the dictator. In the next part of my dream, I was walking with the skin of a shark in my arms. It was a great white shark or something similar. I could carry it (although with much effort) as if it were a sturdy blanket folded over my underarms. The shark was comatose. If it were put in water, it would come alive and be whole again. I walked for days, sometimes putting it on a rod to hang while I rested. It was a heavy task. I felt love and fear for the shark at the same time. Towards the end of my journey, the children and their teacher walked with me. It seemed that they came to see the shark in the water. The children were fooling around with the shark; they were not afraid. I tried to tell them it would be appropriate to fear the animal. We reached the destination by walking over a broad, straight sandy road. It was a small building near the sea, where the water was shallow at first. I hung the shark over a line before putting it in the water. I was glad this painful journey was ending for both of us. I sat down on the wooden floor of the shack and looked at the animal. Then I woke up.”
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