Archetypes

What do Mother Theresa, Howard Hughes and The Wicked Witch of the West all have in common?

They are all archetypal roles (Sorry to disappoint you if you were waiting for a really great punchline)

People play out archetypal roles all the time and they are often unaware. You can play them out positively or negatively, sometimes both at the same time. They are like energetic and communal social roles that were necessary for early civilizations to survive. It's like a social overlay onto one's personality Somebody had to be the warrior, the server, the priest or shaman, etc.

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