Apropos: "The foundation of all mental illness is the unwillingness to experience legitimate suffering." --Carl Jung
"Soul enters only via symptoms, via outcast phenomena like the imagination of artists or alchemy or "primitives," or of course, disguised as psychopathology.
That's what Jung meant when he said the Gods have become diseases: the only way back for them in a Christian world is via the outcast." -- James Hillman
"In Freud's time we felt oppressed in the family, in sexual situations, in our crazy hysterical conversion symptoms, and where we felt oppressed, there was the repressed. Where do we feel that thick kind of oppression today? In institutions--hospitals, universities, businesses; in public buildings, in filling out forms, in traffic…" --James Hillman