The King archetype is the most important of the four mature masculine archetypes. Just as a good king in mythological stories is often something of a Renaissance man–a good warrior, magician, and lover–the King archetype incorporates the other three mature masculine archetypes in perfect harmony.
A man who accesses the King archetype in its fullness will also have accessed the Warrior, Magician, and Lover archetypes. For this reason, the King archetype is typically the last of the mature masculine archetypes to power up in a man’s life. In this way, it is truly the crown of the other archetypes, the energy that gives a man a sense of his full, godlike potential.
- The Art Of Manliness: The King Archetype
We have been blessed with the opportunity to interview Author, Douglas Gillette over the past several months as we've set out to unpack and present to you the four foundational archetypes of the male psyche.
Key takeaways from this episode:
Loved Doug? You Can Find Out More Here:
Share Your Feedback: email@example.com
Find A Men's Circle Near You: https://mkpusa.org/mens-group
With over 1000+ Men's Circles worldwide, men are waiting to welcome you into a kind, supportive and safe brotherhood of men. FREE Online Men's Groups are available every week.
Join Our Newsletter: https://mkpusa.org/check-in/
Support the show (https://bit.ly/mankindpodcast)