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Can you explain to me the significance of the stone as a symbol in art according to Jung (both in ancient times and now.)

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The unconscious is like a stone. Just as every stone was originally part of a larger rock formation, so also each person's unconscious has roots that go far beyond our individual personality. Jung acknowledged the important connection between the small "stone" and the larger "rock" out of which it comes by distinguishing be­tween two aspects of the unconscious: the "personal" and the "collec­tive". The personal unconscious consists of all the aspects of a person's uncon­scious that are unique to that individual.

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Jung had a vision of eternity connected with a conundrum he posed himself by sitting on a stone; he asked himself whether he was the one sitting on the stone or whether he was the stone on which he was sitting.

This is the first example of the dissociation Jung ...

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Can you explain to me the significance of the stone as a symbol in art according to Jung (both in ancient times and now.)

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