“I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. "
“We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.”
1. Explanation: The Story. Stories and patterns are important in navigating existence for humans
2. Justification: The Purpose. The purpose driven life, self esteem, identity ego
3. Sanctification: The Sacred. Protection and security in hostile nature
Whether it is secular humanistic beliefs in human superiority or religious beliefs of human sacredness they are like ballons of self aggrandizement that can easily be popped by the sharp point of reality.
To deal with the jagged edge ideology serves a purpose to anchor the human mind in something solid in a fluid reality.