"The primordial source of all our religions lies with the ancestors of the Dogon tribe, who got their cosmogony and cosmology directly from the three-eyed invaders who visited long ago. The three-eyed invaders are mute and deaf and telepathic, could not breathe our atmosphere, had the elongated misshapen skull of Ikhnaton, and emanated from a planet in the star-system Sirius. Although they had no hands, but had, instead, pincer claws such as a crab has, they were great builders. They covertly influence our history toward a fruitful end." - Philip K. Dick, VALIS

"Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever." (Corinthians 9:24-25)

"You damned spirits ... you can only do what the hand of God allows you to do" - St. Francis of Assisi

"The lake is a station of the river, it's contemplative hour. It too is a false completion."
(Otto Weininger, 1907)

The number 4 symbolizes the family, being considered as another image of the number 1. In Greek mythology, it is the number of Jupiter, alive law, master of the protection and the justice, organizer of all that was created. Saint Ambroise sees in 4 a luckless number. Number of the force, this symbol is often reproduced on weaponry. Number of the balance. In Japan, the four brings misfortune. They avoid to pronounce it because the same word means "the death".
(Riding the Beast)

The form of 6 is a continuous curve without angle, without line. It is the total love. It is almost spiral, it is on the point of going towards the infinity. 6 is also the form of the foetus in gestation. 6 is a number linked to the longevity. 6 Also represent the imperfection, the sin, the Evil, according to the Bible. But it is also the number of the test, the work and the servitude
(Riding the Beast)

On the number Ten: According to H.- P. Blavatsky, the 1 followed by 0 indicates the column and the circle, meaning the principle of the female and male, and this symbol would refer to the Androgyne nature and also to Jehovah, being at the same time male and female. 10 is the Symbol of the matter in harmony - 4 + 6. (Riding the Beast)

Archetypes appear to be emotionally possessive, organizing whole clusters of events in different areas of life, ascribing to us our place in society, controlling everything we see, do and say. This higher work drains energy from the conscious control of personality, and so artists may be more susceptible than others to psychological illnesses, but their creations should not be written off as individual or infantile aberrations. Art is crucial to society, giving life and cohesion to its fundamental beliefs.