James Hillman — American Psychologist

James Hillman was an American psychologist. He studied at, and then guided studies for, the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich. He founded a movement toward archetypal psychology and retired into private practice, writing and traveling to lecture, until his death at his home in Connecticut... (wikipedia)

I think we're miserable partly because we have only one god, and that's economics.
I'm the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I'm a victim again. A result.
When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way, as if our American tradition were only the Puritan tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition. The Christian tradition.
We can't change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently.
The capacity for people to kid themselves is huge. Living on illusions or delusions, and the re-establishing of these illusions or delusions requires a big effort to keep them from being seen through. But a very old idea is at work behind our current state of affairs: enantiodromia, or the Greek notion of things turning into their opposite.