To one completely committed to this realm of becoming, as are the empiricists, the claim to apprehend verities is a sign of psychopathology. Probably we have here but a highly sophisticated expression of the doctrine that ideals are hallucination and that the only normal, sane person is the healthy extrovert, making instant, instinctive adjustments to the stimuli of the material world.
Once you had read the psychopathology of Everyday Life, you knew that everyday life was psychopathology.Saul Bellow
For the sake of my children and grandchildren, I hope that the human talent for self-destruction can be successfully controlled, or at least channelled into productive forms, but I doubt it. I think we are moving into extremely volatile and dangerous times, as modern electronic technologies give mankind almost unlimited powers to play with its own psychopathology as a game.j. g. ballard
The advanced societies of the future will not be governed by reason. They will be driven by irrationality, by competing systems of psychopathology.j. g. ballard
This is an excellent research report that should, once and for all, resolve senseless controversies about the correlation of creativity with psychopathology.arnold m. ludwig