By Joseph L. Henderson
A considerate paintings by means of a senior analyst, co-author (with Jung) of guy and His Symbols. levels during the global of artwork, mythology, literature and the heritage of rules.
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Next page > < previous page page_37 next page > Page 37 the wind blowing the pages of the book implies that learned knowledge is dead compared with the dynamic life of the spirit, and he must now become a man in his own right. Only some such supernatural form of inspiration can, perhaps, breathe new life into those old pages or replace them with wisdom coming from a natural source. But the spirit in this form is too primitive to be enlightening and mainly inspires fear as of some ghostly presence which could destroy him, the book and the friendship as well.
44 The reader's response to the poem, as well as Keats's apperception of the object which inspired it, affirms its special kind of "truth" as being "just-so," needing no argument to justify its existence. We must emphasize that this attitude is the most reliable form of cultural orientation not only for poets, artists or their special public, but for many quite ordinary people as well. However, anyone in a mature stage of development may encounter a special problem in the age from which we are now emerging, which had < previous page page_45 If you like this book, buy it!
Cultural Attitudes in Psychological Perspective by Joseph L. Henderson