Now the dread of possibility holds him as its prey, until it can deliver him saved into the hands of faith. In no other place does he find repose he who went through the curriculum of misfortune offered by possibility lost everything, absolutely everything, in a way that no one has lost it in reali
Too much possibility is the attempt by the person to overvalue the powers of the symbolic self. It reflects the attempt to exaggerate one half of the human dualism at the expense of the other. In this sense, what we call schizophrenia is an attempt by the symbolic self to deny the limitations of the
•layers of neurotic structure•
Perls conceived the neurotic structure as a thick edifice built up of four layers.
The first two layers are the everyday layers, the tactics that the child learns to get along in society by the facile use of words to win ready approval and to placate others and move them along with him: these are