Obama Lacks a Collective Unconscious
The collective unconscious implies a racial or historical continuity of attitudes and ideas that are not learned but inherent. They are not personal but structural in the brain. A great President needs a fully developed collective unconscious. He has to be instinctually great.
I have no great love for white men even though I am one, but we have been responsible for most positive inventions and the development of the human race. If women or blacks had been in charge, there might be no airplanes, cars, modern medicine or modern democratic governments. There may have been a few less murders and wars, but that is neither here nor there.
Some people say that women and blacks have achieved less because they weren’t given the opportunity to develop. That’s an excuse, not an assertion. It may be partially true; it may not be. But, by the by, excuses for lack of achievement are not achievements.
An excuse is an excuse is an excuse. It is not an affirmation of someone’s indigenous greatness.
I could see how a dyed-in-the-wool liberal might see my views on the collective unconscious as prejudiced against all but white males. When small minds start viewing truth as prejudice, then history will cease to exist and the demise of the world will be foretold.
I love women. I love blacks. I get along great with them. But the idea of installing Obama in the presidency never made much sense. I admit this did not occur to me until I saw him arrogantly rearranging the greatest healthcare program, weakening the economy, scuttling our borders, bypassing energy for the unproven science of climate change and gathering the kindling to set the Middle East on fire.
Now all the little race baiters will jump on this and finger point. They don’t want the truth. They want a confirmation of their own prejudices. They will never accept that Obama does not have a fully developed collective unconscious. If there is such a thing?
In a Jungian sense, Obama has not developed a political unconscious that would support the ability to handle the vicissitudes and pragmatic variegations of a job as complex and historical as the presidency. His brain is kind of like communism, a form of government that has been forced on humanity with its ideological lack of nuances. It is an aristocracy of deductive opinions, rather than a smorgasbord of inductive reasoning. That’s probably why socialism appeals to him.
At this point only a person with a tradition of Jungian intellectual collectivism has the collective history necessary to be a President. That’s too bad. One day it will change. But the experiment of Obama’s presidency is, was, and will be a giant failure.
Perhaps the liberals desire to rewrite historicity will end up ending the planet. World War III could be Obama’s misreading of the possibility of peace and the decline of American exceptionalism.
Is open-mindedness worth the end of the human species? Is the installing of Obama as our president worth our deaths?
Do his intentions matter? Failure is what it is regardless of political correctness. I prayed for Obama to be a great President. But I knew in my heart of hearts that it was not meant to be.
He had no background that could flourish into intelligent foreground. He is the frame of the painting without the canvas.
He is what his sycophants always called him—a dull rock star falling to earth.
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