Betrayal and the Shadow

Ioana C. Nicolae
3 min readDec 20, 2021
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I want this article to be about a special case of the shadow archetype and its sometimes peculiar way of functioning. I mentioned the shadow before and what ravages it can do when it’s not confronted and integrated; many people wrote about this and there is also C. G. Jung, who explains it the best. He is the first one who associated this archetype with the devil. In The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious he even mentions that he got this…

Ioana C. Nicolae

Philosopher, writer, poet. My main area o research is the human unconscious and how it can be affected by trauma. We are all alchemists, we are ONE!