Understanding Good & Evil | Dear Alexander #036

Carl Jung believed the pathway to completion as a human is through the ‘embodiment of the monster’ — the discovery of ‘the shadow’. Jung didn’t believe you could be a good person until you realised your capacity for malevolence and evil. Once this is understood, then it must be brought under control.

There are typically two types of people…

A “good person” whose naive to their capacity to perpetrate malevolence.