Self-Image: Sees himself or herself as Alienated
Interpersonal Attitude: Distrustful
Manifested in Behavior: Avoidant
(7) Archetype: Lover passive "shadow" form (The Impotent Lover)
Self-Image: Sees himself or herself as Inadequate
Interpersonal Attitude: Compliant
Manifested in Behavior: Submissive
(8) Archetype: Lover active "shadow" form (The Addicted Lover)
Self-Image: Sees himself or herself as Sociable
Interpersonal Attitude: Seductive
Manifested in behavior: Gregarious
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By contrast, the typical Obama fans see themselves as (1) admirable, (3) conscientious, (5) complacent, and (8) sociable.
In short, as I have profiled them here, the typical Reagan fans and the typical Obama fans are bipolar opposites. No wonder they have basically different views about the role of government.
Finally, I want to turn to the most important question in my estimate: Can our national debate between the typical Reagan fans and the typical Obama fans as I have profiled them respectively here possibly lead to anything but a sparring match and a standoff? For example, could our national debate in any way help at least some of the participants move toward learning how to access and embody one or more of the optimal forms of the archetypes of maturity that