Carl Jung: You cannot conquer more than the earth
You cannot conquer more than the earth.
You gain everything from the God whom you bear, but not his weapon, since he crushed it.
He who conquers needs weapons. But what else do you want to conquer?
You cannot conquer more than the earth. And what is the earth? It is round all over and hangs like a drop in the cosmos.
You will not reach the sun, and your power will not even extend to the barren moon;
you will conquer neither the sea, nor the snow on the poles, nor the sands of the desert, but only a few spots on the green earth.
You will not conquer anything for any length of time.
Your power will turn into dust tomorrow, for above all-at the very least you must conquer death.
So do not be a fool, throw down your weapon.
God himself smashed his weapon.
Armor is enough to protect you from fools who still suffer from the need to conquer.
God’s armor will make you invulnerable and invisible to the worst fools. Carl Jung; Red Book; Second Day.