This lecture discusses the story of Cain and Abel, and how it can be applied to modern day relationships. Bill points out that until we have a child, we are generic and have no real relationship with them. Once we have a child, however, their individuality is immediately apparent. He also discusses the importance of sacrificing oneself for the good of another, and how this is an archetypal story that can be found in many religions around the world.
This lecture discusses the biblical story of Cain and Abel, focusing on their rivalry and the murder of Abel. Cain represents the destructive force of civilization, while Abel represents the constructive force. The lecture argues that their story is a warning to humanity about the destructive power of malevolence.
This lecture discusses the story of Cain and Abel, and how it relates to the idea of Jung's archetypal theory. The speaker notes that because the story is told in a less-than-accomplished literary form, it can be less insightful to those not familiar with mythology.