The Jung Society of Washington is dedicated to nourishing the human spirit and to serving the longing that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of hardship, imagination, struggle, and creativity. We support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the primal impulse for personality integration that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation". With a psychological lens, we deepen the discussion of social issues, history, and current events. We encourage the development of greater self-awareness and creative expression—individually, in relationships, and within the community.
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WRESTLING WITH EROS: The Lost Myth of Anteros, a lecture by Craig StephensonWhat can a long-forgotten myth tell us about the ways that we love or resist loving, the ways in which we both seek and fear human connection? We’re familiar enough with the ancient Greek notion of Eros and with images of cupids, and we may recall that Jung positioned Eros as a principle at the center of his psychology. But what might the myth of his forgotten brother, Anteros, add to the equation?
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