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Response to dameatball (Original post)

Mon Apr 26, 2021, 02:09 PM

3. Carl Jung warned us that symbols will become more important than the reality they represent.

I see this every day.

Flying a flag is now more "patriotic" than actually doing the work of protecting our Democracy.

Wearing a cross is now more "Christian" than following the teaching of Christ.

Jung wrote in his final days that this devotion to symbols over reality will devastate the American social contract by fragmenting us along imaginary fault lines.

He predicted in 1961 that a tipping point will be reached in about 50 years.

I reckon he was pretty close.

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