Monday, March 6, 2017

Jung on Being Gripped by a Truth

... the very fact that a general problem has gripped and assimilated the whole of a person is a guarantee that the speaker has really experienced it, and perhaps gained something from his sufferings. He will then reflect the problem for us in his personal life and thereby show us a truth.


Source: Jung, C.G. The Collected Works of C.G. Jung (R.F.C. Hull, Trans.). Bollingen Series XX. Princeton University Press, 1968.Vol. 9. Part 2. Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self, p. 78

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