The archetype is increasingly detached from its dynamic background and gradually turned into a purely intellectual formula. In this way it is neutralized, and you can then say 'one can live with it quite well.
[speaking of a common condition in which the modern inflated ego usups the center of psyche (imagines itself to be the 'creator of its own being' (Edinger, p. 23) and denies the dynamic reality of experience]
Source: Letters, vol. 2, p. 259
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