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With them we think of the artificial as the archetype; the earth-born as the erratic exception.

In what relation does the archetype stand to the Creator himself?

Such adaptations are, so to speak, grafted on the archetype.

One program is the archetype for all the word processing that ever existed.

Nay, more, it is not only our mirror but our archetype for every thing.

For the Divine mind that planned the archetype also foreknew all its modifications.

The reason of the beauty in nature is the archetype of the beauty of the (bodily) organism.

Our own personality supplies us with the archetype of which we are in search.

Can an idea without an archetype be anything, but a chimera?

It is the archetype and therefore all inclusive and omnipotential.

WORD ORIGIN

"original pattern from which copies are made," 1540s, from Latin archetypum, from Greek arkhetypon "pattern, model, figure on a seal," neuter of adjective arkhetypos "first-moulded," from arkhe- "first" (see archon) + typos "model, type, blow, mark of a blow" (see type). Jungian psychology sense of "pervasive idea or image from the collective unconscious" is from 1919.

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