Before our birth, there was not a trace of us in the world, while after our death, we had been in it, even if only for a short time.
At the same time, they can only be useful once they have really been established as principles, and not as arbitrary concepts.
It was also common that relationships borne from these conditions met with tragic ends, often because of the white-hot intensity of emotions involved.
Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, p.
One can never tune into positive vibrations by living in a mind state of negative emotions.
It's an expression of the erotic impulse of existence itself alive in us—the yearning for contact, pleasure, and aliveness.