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The psychoanalysts have made it fashionable to search for a guilt complex, or to invent one if it is non-existent, and then to get rid of it as something utterly detestable, harmful, and evil. Yet insofar as it humbles its possessor, it may render a necessary and even beneficial service. Its opposite number, the smug self-righteous assurance that he is quite a fine fellow, may lead a man just as much into detestable and harmful ways.

-- Notebooks Category 10: Healing of the Self > Chapter 4: Healers of The Body and Mind > # 87

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