Everything you do leaves a debt.

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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

This 3rd Newton’s law could also be described in one word: enantiodromia. It’s a psychological term introduced by Swiss psychiatrist Carl G. Jung, the founder of analytical psychology

Enantiodromia is the emergence of the unconscious opposite in the course of time. This characteristic phenomenon practically always occurs when an extreme, one-sided tendency dominates conscious life; in time an equally powerful counterposition is built up which first inhibits the conscious performance and subsequently breaks through the conscious control.”

It’s implicit in various complexes, for example the superiority complex. People with superiority complex consciously feel superior to others as a defense mechanism that covers their unconscious feeling of inferiority.

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