Friday, August 24, 2012

Pueblo Indian writes to Carl Jung

Antonio Mirabal (also known as Mountain Lake) writes:

"See how cruel the whites look.  Their lips are thin.  Their noses are sharp.  Their faces furrowed and distorted by folds.  Their eyes have a staring expression.  They are always seeking something.  What are they seeking?  The whites always want something.  They are always uneasy and restless.  We do not know what they want.  We do not understand.  We think that they are mad."

Carl Jung comments on the above:
"For the first time in my life, so it seems to me, someone had drawn for me a picture of the real white man.  This Indian had struck a invulnerable spot, unveiled a truth to which we are blind."

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