The key elements of attuning consist of the following:
- Immediacy (motivators, mining, and timing)
- Matching (mutual understanding, trust, and respect)
- Approach (interests, positions, and principles)
Ego-consciousness would like to let its own will play this role, but overlooks the existence of powerful unconscious factors which thwart its intentions. If it wants to reach the goal of synthesis, it must first get to know the nature of these factors.
The symbol ...is a living thing that carries in itself the seeds of further development.