Tadpoles in a Puddle

Reading the life of Carl Jung this morning, I came across this:

“Ah, these good, efficient, healthy-minded people, they always remind me of these optimistic tadpoles who bask in a puddle in the sun, in the shallowest of waters, crowding together and amiably wriggling their tails, totally unaware that the next morning the puddle will have dried up and left them stranded.”
C.J.Jung in Memories, Dreams, Reflections

One would think Jung was speaking of global warming deniers. And, given his teachings on archetype and universal consciousness, I am thinking that perhaps he was. Or at least he was tapping into the same message from “out there” that some of us tap into today but apply uniquely to our own world.

 

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