Homo Demens’ Shadow

In my last article I wrote about the collective shadow, its actualization as a personal neurosis that can become a social neurosis; I explained everything in detail there so there’s no sense in telling it here again. Since I stopped where the collective shadow became a dictator here I want to discuss more on what those individuals of the crowd are when each deals with an unintegrated shadow. I’ll speak about the root of social madness that occurs frequently, not only when an infamous character takes the shape of everyone’s shadow. I’ll also explain what madness signifies and why it is different from mental illness.

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Ioana C. Nicolae

Ioana C. Nicolae

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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!