[Carl Jung and “…By this act of incarnation man that is, his ego is inwardly replaced by “God,” and God becomes outwardly man…]

Hence I prefer the term “the unconscious,” knowing that I might equally well speak of “God” or “daimon” if I wished to express myself in mythic language.

When I do use such mythic language, I am aware that “mana,” “daimon,” and “God” are synonyms for the unconscious that is to say, we know just as much or just as little about them as about the latter.

People only believe they know much more about them and for certain purposes that belief is far more useful and effective than a scientific concept.

The great advantage of the concepts “daimon” and “God” lies in making possible a much better objectification of the vis-d-vis, namely, a personification of it.

Their emotional quality confers life and effectuality upon them.

Hate and love, fear and reverence, enter the scene of the confrontation and raise it to a drama. What has merely been “displayed” becomes “acted.”

The whole man is challenged and enters the fray with his total reality.

Only then can he become whole and only then can “God be born,” that is, enter into human reality and associate with man in the form of “man.”

By this act of incarnation man that is, his ego is inwardly replaced by “God,” and God becomes outwardly man, in keeping with the saying of Jesus: “Who sees me, sees the Father.” ~Carl Jung; Memories Dreams and Reflections; Page 337.

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