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Why Good People Do Bad Things: Revisiting the Shadow
May 11, 2007 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
For each of us there are energies, motives, agendas which operate outside our conscious control and sometimes are contrary to our professed values. These energies, which Jung collectively identified as the Shadow, might best be defined not as evil, but as that which makes us uncomfortable with ourselves. Such energies represent an enormous invitation for greater consciousness, for living more ethically, and whose integration brings a greater possibility of wholeness. This program will define and illustrate the many ways in which the Shadow operates in personal and social life.
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James Hollis, Ph. D., is a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in practice in Washington, D.C. He served as Executive Director of the Jung Educational Center in Houston, Texas, for many years and as an Executive Director of the Jung Society of Washington for five years. Dr. Hollis was first Director of Training of the Philadelphia Jung Institute, and is Vice-President Emeritus of the Philemon Foundation. Additionally, he is a Professor of Jungian Studies for Saybrook University. He has written a total of nineteen books and over fifty articles. His books have been translated into twenty languages. He lives with his wife Jill, an artist and retired therapist. Together they have three living children and eight grand-children.