perverse twins fear and lethargy
- managing fear through unreflective compliance, or avoidance; lethargy takes many seductive forms … avoid tasks, stay away from what is difficult for us, find ways to numb our days through the thousand soporifics and analgesics the world provides, or worst of all, fall into fundamentalist forms of thinking that finesse subtlety, fuzz opposites, seek simplistic solutions to complex issues, and still our spirit’s distress with the palliative balm of certainty. … Drowning in distractions, palliated by simple solutions, and lulled by patronizing authorities, we can sleep our life away and never awaken to the summons of the soul that resounds within each of us.
- projection and transference two dynamics of relationships
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asking of the other what we are not addressing ourselves
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to show up in the best way we can
shift from dependent psychology to psychospiritual independence perverse twins fear and lethargy That is all that life really asks of us, to show up