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The creative unconscious simply utilizes this image-making mechanism to express itself to consciousness. ” In the movie Star Man, forgotten by most, but worth viewing for just one reason, you can see an excellent metaphor for this process. At the beginning of the film a bright ball of alien energy reaches the Earth from outer space, enters a house and, using a photograph from a family album, transforms itself into the dead husband of the lonely widow who lives in the house. This is a perfect metaphor for what I’m describing.
I could see that in the dream because I don’t like traveling in RVs, especially this type, which was really just a pick-up truck with a small aluminum camper on it. And, furthermore, the worms I was going to have to swallow on this journey weren’t itty bitty little worms like in the buddha’s bowl, they were big fat ones that were six feet long. It’s not the kind of thing you look forward to. So we are reluctant to make these passages and we have to be lured or pushed into the process. The strategy that the creative unconscious uses to lure us is the same ingenious strategy nature always uses when it teaches.
They do, in fact, reveal an excellent picture of the human psyche in transformation. And, more specifically, the consequences of anger on that transformation. All things we would have difficulty finding in a real account of that war. Alexander the Great is another good subject to study in this regard because there is both a good historical record in the West as well as a rich tradition of legends in the East. In the West there are no real legends because there was always the real historical record standing as a reference to contradict them.