What is an Archetype?

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Etymology (From Wikipedia) The word archetype, “original pattern from which copies are made”, first entered into English usage in the 1540s and derives from the Latin noun archetypum, latinisation of the Greek noun ἀρχέτυπον (archetupon), whose adjective form is ἀρχέτυπος (archétupos), which means “first-molded”, which is a compound of ἀρχή archḗ, “beginning, origin”, and τύπος tupos, which can mean, amongst other things, “pattern,” “model,” or “type.” Why is it that some people simply “do” their lives as […]

The End of Kings, The "Me" Generation is on its way out

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Pluto’s Sign Describes the Angst of an Era; The Zeitgeist. Plutonic Eras. Check the dates to see your era. Most of the men in power now are from the “Me Generation”.  We were the kids who were raised by the controlling “Protection Generation.” We rebelled. We demanded our freedom. We knew we were special. As […]

What the Hell is Going On in Your Life?

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In Modernia we insist on believing that each person excels or fails on her own, by choice, without influence from nature-genetics or nurture-environment. That is an unfriendly belief. Unfriendly to us, to our environments and our future, if we even have one remaining. This stoic ‘one person’ against the world syndrome is damaging in many ways, but the most traumatic way being isolation; disconnection.

Archetypal Mercurian #3 Mickey Rourke

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  SHAPESHIFTER Many revelations of Archetypology come from personal experience. When you suddenly realize that your very personal moment has been done-that-been-thered by millions of others you must remove your reason hat and put on your Spatheist hat because ‘homey has been playing that’ tune for millennia and you just got the memo today. This always […]