The Art of Seeing Your Own Shadow

Imagine this: a huge iceberg floats in a vast ocean. The tip of the iceberg gleams bluish-white and is clearly visible, presenting the same view to all onlookers. But the iceberg grows deeper -- and darker -- under the surface, a surface that will allow a glimpse of the berg as it widens and thickens and extends downward through the watery depths only if the sunlight strikes at just the right angle and if no floating debris obscures its underwater descent. We are much like this iceberg, with the largest part of ourselves actually laying far below the surface in a world that psychologists have long referred to as the unconscious. 

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