Democratic evolution is made by small imperceptible revolutions made by heroes who introduce them in their field of influence.
These individuals are members of the society that are willing to assume the responsibility of making the next step.
They are members of the elite and might work at an individual level or at an institutional level.
Their goal is transcendence and they have necessarily a human side and a supernatural side. The active function is human; therefore they are permanently in danger to succumb in the deeds they are doing.
Their energy conservation function is “supernatural” which in this case means that they have an extreme superior energy and power to develop the tasks they are doing.
Cultures need heroes to make cultural breakthroughs. The evolution of a cultural archetype is necessarily a breakthrough that requires heroes.
Their achievements are celebrated by the society and the heroes are honored because people generate identification with their deeds and their capacities.
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