: King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine (): Robert Moore, Douglas Gillette: Books. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover has ratings and reviews. Douglas Gillette King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert L. Moore The Hero With a. four archetypes of manliness manhood king warrior magician lover by Jungian psychologist Robert Moore and mythologist Douglas Gillette.

Author: Vojas Kazragore
Country: Lebanon
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 5 September 2010
Pages: 434
PDF File Size: 9.11 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.17 Mb
ISBN: 490-9-74580-266-8
Downloads: 25321
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tagar

Write a product review. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free.

He works in covert ways to undermine others. He will even develop godly pretensions to cover up his enormous insecurity.

The Innocent one is the passive pole of the Shadow Magician. It had its moments – some good examples, and points, but I struggled through it because it plodded along and was way too theoretical for my taste.

I found a lot of value in learning about the archetypes their positive and negative manifes Enjoyed this book immensely. I’ve seen much of the rest of the world.

It also forced me as a man to take a look at Interesting book.

To the extent that he has hurt others with his knowledge and technology—in whatever field and in whatever way—by cutting himself off from living relatedness with other human beings, he has cut off his own soul. Additionally, within each of the four archetype axises, is not only an immature and a mature stage, but a pyramid structure of the boy and of the man wherein we find the integrated archetype at the apex, and active and passive bipolar shadow aspects in the left and right corners fig.

They must not be repressed, but be under control, lest cruelty sneak into him while he isn’t looking. Boyhood has come to dominate the male population of Western culture, and manhood discarded as dark, destructive, scary, and problematic.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is impossible unless the crisis of ashes has first been lived or worked through. Paperbackpages. So that is the home work for now: Refresh and try again. As a result we now have a shortage of the mature masculine psyche and have too many men who act like boys. In his fear of living, he also cannot participate in the joy and pleasure that other people experience in their lived lives. As this book tries to unravel using logic analyses and brief history statistics and legends.

But they don’t offer many reasons why we should necessarily be following these archetypes beyond the fact that they’re old and they generally sound cool sometimes.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover (KWML) – archetypes of the mature Masculine »

The information at the end of the volume, on accessing loer positive forms and how to begin the process of self-initiation feels rather abrupt and perfunctory. Whatever voices are within us, our primary mission in life is to conduct them from being a cacophony to being a beautiful and powerful choir.

billette He sees and navigates the inner worlds, he understands the dynamics and energy flows of miore outer. The Warrior is most vulnerable in the area of relationships, where he must constantly stay vigiliant of his mind and emotions. This book was highly recommended, and I didn’t like it at all. Published August 16th by HarperOne first published He trains himself not to think, and becomes a master of his mind, attitudes, and body.

Since I bought it used, it took me forever to find the tiny “Men’s issues” section.

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

It’s that he is not able to. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

You begin to structure that blurry image of masculinity. Dec 20, Eve rated it it was ok. Hardworking, knowledgable, focused on facts and results, quiet and reserved. I found the idea of understanding the human condition via the archetypes found in the myths we all share very compelling, and much more helpful than “traditional” psychological analysis. Jul 22, Heather rated it liked it. We said that the defining characteristic of the Boy is his enslavement to his ego. In these days in which men are constantly being degraded, it is quite refreshing to be reminded of our immense power and noore.


The hero’s journey – the last step on the evolution of boy psychology – finally takes the boy into the realms of the man. However, what we are really talking about here is no mere king, but the Emperor. One of the main arguments in the book is that in the modern world we have shunned rituals and ceremonies that traditionally ‘killed’ the boyhood and gave ‘birth’ gilltte manhood.

In his work he speaks of the anima, the feminine within us, and the animus, the masculine within us. Discuss the article giolette The Warrior’s detachment from life leaves the door open to cruelty. I might say this book needs not any rating because it is not for rating. He relies quite heavily on films to understand the world American of course and ends up interpreting the masculine as feminine in many ways. A lost lover who seeks something that doesn’t exist as ‘we seek the perfect vase-like body to drink for our lusts but never getting enough.

Did we really need to spend the whole book being largely innocent, and then suddenly spew that out like a repressed Men’s Rights’ Activist blog entry?