Exactly the point of Lost Dudeist Astrology: to explore the shadow side and shadow side topics.
Why are we so afraid of the dark? Why do we avoid investigating our shadow nature? Why do we deny the parts of ourselves that we think unacceptable to speak of in polite company? Why do we shove down our dark emotional pain and refuse to deal with it?
The shadow, as described by psychiatrist C.G. Jung, is the unknown ‘‘dark side’’ of our personality –- dark because it tends to consist predominantly of the primitive or negative human emotions and impulses like anger or rage, lust, power strivings, selfishness, greed and envy. These emotions can see us engage in behaviours such as promiscuous sex, illicit drug taking, alcohol abuse, lies, eating disorders, bad parenting, despair, codependency, crime, depression, shame or even madness and due to the unenlightened nature of these behaviours can be completely obscured from our awareness. Whatever we deem evil, inferior or unacceptable and deny in…
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