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Promoting Illusions

by Zoot Rollo

May 20, 2021

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The social and political circumstances of the time are certainly of considerable significance, but their importance for the weal or woe of the individual has been boundlessly overestimated in so far as they are taken for the sole deciding factors. In this respect all our social goals commit the error of overlooking the psychology of the person for whom they are intended and – very often – of promoting only his illusions.

C.K.Jung

Elevator at Brant Albert , Robert Agar. Photograph. 2017

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