History repeats itself over and over again right in front of our eyes till we recognize the pattern.
“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances”
The recognition of these patterns leads to the path to the breakthrough. See it for what it is with all the players acting out their roles.
“The shadow is a moral problem that challenges the whole ego-personality, for no one can become conscious of the shadow without considerable moral effort. To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real. This act is the essential condition for any kind of self-knowledge.”