: 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.

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He is a master of technology, engineering, mathematics, mysticism, and logic.

All rights reserved Reclaim your Inner Throne privacy policy. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover is an exploratory journey that will help men and women reimagine and deepen their understanding of the masculine psyche.

A few exercises on the end may sound off a bit but if practiced will help. A woman here, a women there, then music, art, fine wine – whatever keeps his sensual side alive. Because its premises are assumed to be true and never argued for, I don’t even know how anyone would critically evaluate the information except as to gil,ette they find it personally appealing or not.

King, Warrilr, Magician, Lover are four basic building blocks in the psych of a psychologically mature adult male. It was worth the effort. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Warrior’s purpose is often to destroy, but the mature warrior destroys only that which is negative and harmful to the world.


warripr Warrior, Magician, Lover, King: He is sexually inactive, and will withdraw from all demands that are placed on him and his sexuality. He reads the stars, gillettf the soul, and writes the laws. He doesn’t want to be burdened with helping, of setting up sacred space for others’ learning.

If you’re a Jungian psychologist, this book is for you. Jung described four stages in his model, from immature to mature: But it’s our wits that make us men.

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

In the fear of making the wrong decision, he makes none. The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity. Mar 05, Tiago Macedo rated it liked it Shelves: It’s gotta be right. I suspect this is by design since initiatic work is necessarily more of a bespoke than by-the-book endeavor.

The book helps in lovrr way yo build maturity in boys. The powerful ggillette goes on and you may contribute a verse.

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

May 07, Michael mgaician it did not like it Shelves: It doesn’t describe the enormous difficulty the hero has settling into his adult responsibilities as king, and doesn’t investigate his ability to stay faithful to his new queen, or his inclination to throw it all away – all giolette nasty responsibilities – to ride into the world on his trusty stallion once more. The Lover is like the Influencer. 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.


I know you can fight. However, I felt bored through most of the book, and the lack of references for the defined archetypes magidian the symbolism adds a quasi-religious look to it.

I have been struggling to find happiness even after working on my goals, and life is moving in the way I want. Boyhood has come to dominate the male population of Western culture, and manhood discarded as dark, destructive, scary, and problematic.

When I learned that the reptilian brainstem lights up when the archetypes activate in a person, it made perfect sense to me; these energies are ancient. It is important to recognize that when we are not in conscious relationship with an archetype, we are automatically ruled by its bipolar shadow. magicina

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The boy is the slave of his ego. Taken from work done by Carl Kig. The warrior is detached from life, with an almost infinite ability to withstand psychological and physical pain in pursuit of his goal.

It comes a time in a mans life where getting this book is a gift of existence.